Board of Directors:

Jessica Wingert, MPH, CHES, CTTS - OPHP Board Chair,  represents the Ohio Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE), a professional organization for individuals who are involved in health education in a variety of settings, including local health departments. Ohio SOPHE is an affiliate of national SOPHE. Geri Rousculp is the alternate

Beth Bickford, MS, RN, CNS, CAE - OPHP Board Treasurer, represents Ohio Association of Boards of Health (OABH), a professional organization of local board of health members throughout Ohio. OABH is affiliated with the National Association of Local Boards of Health.

Claire Bottler represents the Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) with Lois Hall, MS, Executive Director of OPHA as alternate.  Formed in 1925, OPHA is Ohio's oldest and largest statewide professional organization collectively representing public health disciplines, friends of public health, and those interested in public health issues. OPHA is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association. Lois Hall is the alternate.

Chad Brown, RS, MPH, Deputy Health Commissioner and Environmental Health Director, Licking County Public Health,  represents the Ohio Environmental Health Association (OEHA), the largest statewide professional organization of registered sanitarians and environmental health professionals, dedicated to the betterment of the health and welfare of mankind through the improvement of the environment. OEHA is an affiliate of the National Environmental Health Association. is the alternate. Rob Perry is the alternate.

Susan Tilgner, MS, RD, LD, RS - Represents the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners (AOHC), a non-profit organization whose membership consists of health commissioners and administrators from almost every local health district in Ohio.  Krista Wasowski is the alternate

Consultants: Kelly Friar, MHA -  Executive Director, kellyfriar@ohiopublichealth.org. 

Susan Tilgner, MS, RD,LD, RS - Project Director, "The Future of Public Health in Ohio for the 21Century", a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations.

Wendy Hyde, MEd, CHES – past Project Coordinator, Tobacco Free Kids

Carla E. Hicks, RN, MBA - past Project Coordinator, Public Health in the 21st Century

Kruti Mehta - past graduate intern with George Washington University, with an interest in global health and prevention.  Project experience in County Health Rankings and Roadmaps.