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New Members

Chad Edwards: East Palestine

Chad joins OCMA as the new City Manager of East Palestine where he started working in October of 2023. Chad previously served in similar roles in Sisterville, Gordon and Shinnston, West Virginia starting in 2015.

Kathleen Sullivan: Painesville

Kathleen joins OCMA as the Communications Coordinator for the City of Painesville where she has served the past five years as part of the leadership team.

Breanne Parcels: Logan County

Breanne joins OCMA as a Civil Assistant Prosecutor in Logan County. She has previous served the Solicitor for Yellow Springs and in private practice served as an Assistant Law Director for several communities in the Dayton area.

P.J. Ginty: Deerfield Township

PJ joins OCMA as the Planning Manager for Deerfield Township where he has worked since 2022. PJ previously served in a similar role in Anderson Township. He is currently enrolled as an MPA student at Northern Kentucky University.

Eric Mack: Tipp City

Eric joins OCMA as the Municipal Services Director for Tipp City. Eric has worked for Tipp City since 2012.

Peter Kobak: Ohio Persistent Cyber Improvement

Peter joins OCMA as the Associate Director of the Ohio Persistent Cyber Improvement at the University of Cincinnati. Peter is also studying to obtain his MPA at the University of Cincinnati. He has previously worked in local government in Illinois for the City of Chicago, Cook County, and the City of Peoria.