Our City Online

Civics / Politics

Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City Hall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ginther Announces Five More Leadership Appointments at City HallDawn Tyler Lee (left) and Kimber Perfect (right).
Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

Columbus Mayor-elect Andrew Ginther announced this morning the addition of two new appointments to his cabinet, as well as the retention of three directors from the Coleman administration. All appointments will begin their new or retained positions on January 1, when Ginther takes office.

  • Kimber Perfect will serve as Ginther’s deputy chief of staff for communications. Perfect is currently the vice president for marketing and communications at CCAD, and has previously served as senior VP at Paul Werth Associates, and chief communications and marketing officer for the Ohio Department of Development.
  • Dawn Tyler Lee has been appointed as the new deputy chief of staff for external affairs. She currently serves as the senior VP for community impact at the United Way, and previously served in the Office of Outreach and Engagement and the Office of Government Affairs at The Ohio State University.
  • Steven Schoeny will remain in the position of director of the Department of Development. He was appointed into the position in Summer 2013, having previously served as a principle of Ice Miller Whiteboard and as the director of the Strategic Business Investment Division of the Ohio Department of Development.
  • Tracie Davies has been tapped to serve as the director of the Department of Public Utilities. Davies currently works as the director of the Department of Public Service, and previously served as an assistant director of Development.
  • Rhonda Johnson will remain in her position as the director of the Department of Education. Johnson has served in the position since 2013.

Several other key positions in Ginther’s administration have already been announced, and additional appointments are expected to be finalized in the coming weeks.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Tags:

politics categories

Subscribe below: