Board of Directors

Mary C. Miller : President

Mary C. Miller

President

A semi-retired teacher and education administrator, Mary C. also is a very active grandmother. She moved to Norwood in 2015 and loves all the friends and neighbors she’s met and the amount of care they have for each other and the community.

Hillary Copsey : Vice President

Hillary Copsey

Vice President

Sitting through city planning meetings as a newspaper reporter sparked Hillary’s passion for community development. She works now as a librarian, but continues to use the knowledge she gained covering development in her volunteer work with Norwood Together, Off Pike Market and other organizations. She has lived in Norwood with her husband and two sons since 2015.

Vicki Garry : Secretary

Vicki Garry

Secretary

An attorney who recently retired as a Principal Assistant Ohio Attorney General, Vicki and her husband, Tim, have lived on Cameron Avenue for the past 27 years. She is the mother of three adult children and enjoys walking their rescue dog, Buster, throughout Norwood and along Wasson Way.

Susan Daniels : Treasurer

Susan Daniels

Treasurer

Born and raised in Norwood, Susan is a lifelong resident and Vice President of the Norwood Historical Society. She is the author of the book Norwood 1940-1979, published in 2017 by Arcadia Publishing. Creating fun history projects for Norwood and selling her Norwood-related crafts at Off Pike Market, Susan is all about Norwood.

Board Members

Kristen Bertke :

Kristen Bertke

Since moving to Norwood in 2012, Kristen has been involved with the Williams Avenue Community Garden and is an active member of the Norwood Business & Professional Women’s Club. She loves being able to walk with her family to playgrounds, parks and schools, most likely running into a friendly face along the way.

Jennifer McGillis :

Jennifer McGillis

Jennifer McGillis is committed to the continued positive development of Norwood. As the #1 Realtor in Norwood, she strives to showcase all that our community has to offer to current and prospective residents. Jennifer is a property owner of several homes in Norwood, a frequent attendee to the Norwood run/walk club, and believes in giving back to the community by donating a portion of her earnings from each Norwood closing to a Norwood non-profit.
David Spatholt :

David Spatholt

Originally from a bedroom community outside Youngstown, Ohio, Dave and his wife moved to Norwood in 2017. He shifted careers in 2020 to be a Clinical Research Professional working on community public health issues. Prior to that he had over a decade of experience in Community and Economic development, working for St. Bernard's CIC, the Northern Kentucky Area Development District, and Hamilton County Planning + Development. He received a Masters of Community Planning from University of Cincinnati in 2011. Dave was glad to find, in Norwood, a community that was similar to his home town.
Alison Taylor :

Alison Taylor

Through her role as Place Matters Coordinator at Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (LISC), Alison got involved in Norwood in 2017. Alison partnered with residents to create a quality of life plan for Norwood, then worked to support the creation of Norwood Together. Alison is a life-long Cincinnati resident and occupational therapy student at the University of Cincinnati.

David Thompson :

David Thompson

For 15 years, David Thompson has lived in Norwood with his wife and two children. In his professional life, David is the Vice President of Affordable Housing for the Model Group, Inc. a local real estate development company. In his free time, David can be found sitting on his porch, talking with neighbors, enjoying Norwood’s walkability, or coaching youth sports.