For the next several months, the City of Pickerington will be dedicating part of its website to message the importance of the 2020 Census and being counted. We begin this message with a Public Service Announcement describing ‘What is the 2020 Census.’
Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm.
Tricia Sanders was appointed to City Council in August 2017 and elected in November 2017. She currently serves as President of Council, Chairperson of the Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Rules Committee.
She currently teaches English at Pickerington High School Central but has been a teacher in the school district for the last 23 years. She and her husband, Chad, have raised their two sons, Chase (18) and AJ (15), here in Pickerington; they are all very proud to call Pickerington home. Tricia served as a Pickerington City Council Representative from 2008-2011. She is very excited to be working for the city and representing its citizens once again.
Council Vice President
Tony Barletta was elected to City Council in November 2009. He currently serves as Vice President of Council, Chairperson of the Service Committee, and Secretary of the Finance Committee. Tony is privileged to serve as the City's representative on the Pickerington Food Pantry Board.
Tony and his wife Tammy have called Pickerington home since 1996. They have two sons who graduated from Pickerington Central High School. Tony worked as an engineer in telecommunications manufacturing for over 34 years. He developed breakthrough business processes that were applied for US Patent by Bell Laboratories. He is now working at Capsa Healthcare in Canal Winchester. Tony brings an analytical approach to problem solving to his service for the citizens of Pickerington, working to ensure taxpayer money is used wisely to keep Pickerington one of the best places to live in Ohio.
Tom Romine was elected to City Council in November 2017 and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Safety Committee and Vice Chairperson of the Finance Committee.
Tom Romine graduated from Pickerington high School in 1987. Served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps and is a Persian Gulf Veteran. Husband to Dawn and father of 4 daughters with two that have special needs. Tom works for The Ohio Department of Transportation as a EEO/PW Contract Compliance Officer full time and is also a Part time Police Officer for the Village of Carroll, Ohio. Tom is a member of Reynoldsburg Masonic Lodge 340 and Pickerington’s Moose Lodge.
Crystal Hicks was appointed to City Council in June 2018 and elected in November 2019. She currently serves as the Chairperson of the Rules Committee, Secretary of the Safety Committee, and the Nuisance Abatement Board Member.
Crystal is an employee of Nationwide Children's Hospital. Crystal has lived in Pickerington for 16 years with her husband Larry. They have 3 sons - Caden, Logan, and Landon, and 2 dogs - Bella and Lexi. Crystal sits on the steering committee for her HOA, volunteers a great deal of her time with PYAA sports, and sits on the PYAA Football Board. Crystal is actively involved with Pickerington Central Football, as well as her children's schools among many other things. She is honored and humbled to be appointed and now elected to city council. She loves Pickerington and is excited for the opportunity to dedicate her time and serve the community.
Jaclyn Rohaly was appointed to City Council in February 2019 and elected in November 2019. She currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Rules Committee and the Secretary of the Service Committee.
Jaclyn has lived in Pickerington for 17 years with her husband, Ben. They have two children, Samantha and Giovanni. Jaclyn is an employee at Nationwide Children's Hospital and she is a Board Member of the Development Board for Nationwide Children's Hospital Foundation. Jaclyn volunteers as a Cheer Coach for PYAA and volunteers as a substitute teacher's aide for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish. Jaclyn is honored and privileged to be able to serve the citizens of Pickerington. She cares deeply for her community and hopes that she can share her passion and enthusiasm through her devotion to the City of Pickerington.
Nick Derksen was elected to City Council in November 2019. He currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Safety Committee and as the Council Representative on the Parks and Recreation Board. Nick is currently the youngest serving member at 31.
Nick and his wife Amy, a Pickerington graduate, have lived in Pickerington since 2016. They have two sons, Andrew (4) and Albert (1). His in-laws, Susan and Mike have been residents for over 30 years. Nick is an employee for the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Prior to his role at the Department, Nick served as a Legislative Aide and Senior Policy Advisor at the Ohio House of Representatives. He has also served as a former appointed Member to the City’s Tax Appeals Board. He and his family are members of the Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society and Friends of the Pickerington Public Library. Nick brings value to City Council in understanding the intricacies of state and local government, along with a passion to represent the community with honesty, trustworthiness, and respect.
Brian Wisniewski was elected to City Council in November 2019. He currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Service Committee and as the Council Representative on the Planning and Zoning Commission.