City of Pickerington

City Council

Council Information

Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm.


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Council President

Crystal Hicks

chicks@pickerington.net

Crystal Hicks was appointed to City Council in June 2018 and elected in November 2019.  She currently serves as the President of Council, Chairperson of the Finance Committee, and Member of the Safety Committee.    

Crystal has worked 12 years in the healthcare industry and is currently employed with a physicians family practice in Central Ohio.  Crystal has lived in Pickerington for 18 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.  


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Council Vice President

Jaclyn Rohaly

jrohaly@pickerington.net

Jaclyn Rohaly was appointed to City Council in February 2019, and elected in November 2019 and November 2021.  She currently serves as the Vice President of Council, Chairperson of the Service Committee, Vice Chairperson of the Rules Committee and the Secretary of the Finance Committee.  

Jaclyn has lived in Pickerington for 19 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.


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Councilperson

Tricia Sanders

tsanders@pickerington.net

Tricia Sanders was appointed to City Council in August 2017 and elected in November 2017 and November 2021. She currently serves as Chairperson of the Rules Committee, Secretary of the Service Committee, and Member of the Finance 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.


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Councilperson

Brian Wisniewski

bwisniewski@pickerington.net

Brian Wisniewski was elected to City Council in November 2019.  He currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Service Committee, Council Representative on the Planning and Zoning Commission, and Member of the Finance Committee. 


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Councilperson

Nick Derksen

nderksen@pickerington.net

Nick Derksen was elected to City Council in November 2019.  He currently serves as the Chairperson of the Safety Committee, Vice Chairperson of the Finance Committee, and Member of the Service Committee.  Nick is currently the youngest serving member at 33.  

Nick and his wife Amy, a Pickerington graduate, have lived in Pickerington since 2016. They have two sons, Andrew and Albert. 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.


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Councilperson

Bob McCracken

bmccracken@pickerington.net

Bob McCracken was elected to City Council in November 2021.  He currently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Safety Committee, Secretary of the Rules Committee, Member of the Finance Committee, Member of the CRA Housing Council, and Member of the Nuisance Abatement Board. 


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Councilperson

Kevin Kemper

kkemper@pickerington.net

Kevin Kemper was elected to City Council in November 2021.  He currently serves as the Secretary of the Safety Committee, Member of the Finance Committee, Member of the CRA Housing Council, and Council Representative on the Parks and Recreation Board.