Reynoldsburg City Council members are whittling down a list of 42 applicants who applied to fill the the clerk of council position vacated by Nancy Frazier when she retired July 30.
Council President Doug Joseph said Friday, Aug. 30, that he expects a choice to be announced at council’s Sept. 3 meeting. Check back with wwwThisWeekNews.com for updates.
Two people who originally sought the job asked that their names be withdrawn. The remaining 42 candidates are:
Lisa Banks, a Canal Winchester resident, who works in community service.
April Beggerow, Blacklick, whose background is in management and project coordination.
Cierra Biles, Reynoldsburg, an office manager.
Laura Blankenship, of Minford, Ohio.
Ronald Brooks, consultant from Akron.
Theresa Bryant, Columbus, a project manager.
Kali A. Burkhart, Zanesville, development coordinator.
Nakia Burch, Warren, Ohio, customer service assistant.
Timothy Burton, Lewis Center, law firm intern.
Jennifer Clemons, Pickerington, an administrator in the Reynoldsburg City Auditor’s Office.
Karen Conison, Columbus, human resources.
Sheena Crawford, Grove City, office associate.
Kristina Davis, Columbus, fraud prevention.
Thomas Dehen, Columbus, finance.
Adrienne Fisher, New Albany, law associate.
Yalonda Foust, Canal Winchester, admissions office.
Elise Geig, Blacklick, strategic health care.
Valerie Gussler, German Village, administrative assistant.
James Hannin, Reynoldsburg, administrative assistant.
Rachel Herbst, Dublin, law associate.
Kathy Hottinger, Reynoldsburg, development specialist.
Amber Houck, Reynoldsburg, case manager and cheerleading coach with Reynoldsburg City Schools.
Carol Kokai, Reynoldsurg, retired volunteer.
Karen Manross, residence not provided, independent consultant.
Michelle Martin, Reynoldsburg, compliance consultant.
Michael McGraw, Heath, contract attorney.
Nadine Morse, Reynoldsburg, administrative assistant for Reynoldsburg and manager of the Reynoldsburg Farmers Market.
Julia Newhard, Gahanna, executive assistant.
William Palmatary, Hilliard, technical writer.
Brandi Patterson, Vienna, Va., receptionist.
Jodi Penzone, residence city was not provided; she currently works as temporary clerk of council with the city of Reynoldsburg.
Heidi Perry, Bexley, database coordinator.
Susan Sharrock, Newark, product data manager.
Diana Singleton, Newark, business co-owner.
Tamra Staunton, Reynoldsburg, curriculum designer.
Renee Thomas, Reynoldsburg, assistant manager.
Lynette Turner, Columbus, training manager.
Teresa Veit, Reynoldsburg, an administrative assistant with the city of Upper Arlington.
Deborah Vitt, Canal Winchester, patient care associate/unit clerk.
Marie Wewetzer, Reynoldsburg, administrative assistant.
Christopher Wimsatt, Columbus, legislative aide.
Cynthia Yehnert, Groveport, operations coordinator.
.The city’s job description states a clerk of council should have knowledge of municipal laws, ordinances and codes and be able to set priorities and meet critical deadlines, along with effective communication skills for communicating with internal staff, council members and the public.
The salary range was listed at $44,178 to $63,399.
Joseph said the city advertised the position on the city website, on the Ohio Municipal League website and the Monster.com website. He said Aug. 13 was the deadline for applications.
Council had decided to recess for August, but met for three Monday special meetings to go into executive session to look over resumes and discuss the qualifications needed for the position.