Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm.
Mike Sabatino began his fifth term on Council on January 1, 2016. He was elected in November 2003, November 2011 and re-elected in 2015, and appointed by Mayor Burkhart and Mayor Postage.
He currently serves as President of Council and Chairperson of the Finance Committee. Mike and his wife, Alice, have lived in Pickerington for over 20 years. Mike has three daughters: Lori, Teresa, and Tammy; and Anna, a Schnauzer. Mike owned Coffeeman Beverages, Inc., from 1987 until selling it in May 2015. In retirement Mike is working on a website called internetjoe.com.
Council Vice President
Tricia Sanders was appointed to City Council in August 2017 and elected in November 2017. She currently serves as Vice President of Council, Chairperson of the Service Committee, Secretary of the Finance Committee, Secretary of the Safety Committee, and the Nuisance Abatement Board Member.
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.
Tony Barletta was elected to Council in November 2009. He currently serves as Vice Chairperson of the Service Committee, and as Council Representative on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Tony is privileged to serve as the City's representative on the Pickerington Food Pantry Board, currently serving as President.
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. 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.
Jerry Dailey was appointed to Council in 2014 and retained in 2016. He currently serves as Secretary of the Service Committee.
He is a long time Pickerington resident and has lived in the city for 38 years. Jerry is a Vietnam veteran and a past president of the Ohio Association of Consulting Engineers. Jerry and his wife, Wanda, have been married 48 years and have two daughters who graduated from Pickerington High School. His participation in the community has included: president of the Optimist Club, little league coach, football official, Board of Zoning Appeals, member of adjunct faculty at Columbus State, and president of the Parks Board where he initiated the "Music in the Air" program with no budget.
Jerry has 40 years of experience in the private sector as a civil engineer which involved managing staff and making financial decisions regarding millions of dollars for all types of public works projects. He brings a wealth of experience that has served him well as a current member of Pickerington City Council. Jerry is dedicated to making the best decisions in the interest of the residents and to continue to make Pickerington an excellent place to live.
Tom Romine was elected to City Council in November 2017 and currently serves as the Chairperson of the Safety Committee, Vice Chairperson of the Rules 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 currently serves as Chairperson of the Rules Committee, Vice Chairperson of the Safety Committee, and the Parks and Recreation Board Representative.
Crystal is an employee of Nationwide Children's Hospital. Crystal has lived in Pickerington for 15 years with her husband Larry. They have 3 sons - Caden, Logan, and Landon, and 2 dogs - Bella and Lexi. Crystal was recently chosen to sit on the steering committee for her HOA. She volunteers a great deal of her time with PYAA sports, Pickerington Central Football, as well as her children's schools among many other things. She is honored and humbled to be appointed to the 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 currently serves as Secretary of the Rules 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.