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 uses the knowledge she gained covering development in her volunteer work with Norwood Together. 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.

David Spatholt : Treasurer

David Spatholt

Treasurer

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.

Board Members

Tim Kling :

Tim Kling

Tim Kling has worked for United Dairy Farmers in Norwood for the past 14 years, serving as Director of Real Estate & Development, expanding their vast portfolio of stores throughout the Tri-State. Prior to UDF, Tim spent 14 years with Fifth Third Bank, working in a similar role, managing the bank’s growth in six Midwest Affiliate Markets. He’s also been actively involved in the Norwood Chamber of Commerce, recently serving four years as President. Tim grew up in another great Cincinnati neighborhood, North College Hill, and now resides in Liberty Township with his wife and three sons.

Alisha Loch :

Alisha Loch

A stay-at-home mom to three small girls, Alisha Loch is passionate about contributing to Norwood to make the community everything it can be now and for future generations. She loves community events, parks, porches, and anything that increases the small-town feel of Norwood.

Angela Gray-Girton :

Angela Gray-Girton

Angela Gray-Girton has lived in Norwood since 2012. She works in the Center for Faith & Justice at Xavier University. Together with her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Audrey, she loves getting to know her wonderful Norwood neighbors.

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.

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 supported 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.