Nick Cipiti

Nick Cipiti has been a Columbus area resident for more than 25 years. He has a BBA from Kent State and an MBA from John Carroll. Nick works at the Ohio Department of Taxation and has served on the boards of the Central Ohio Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club, Kiwanis, Clintonville Rotary, and the Clintonville Area Commission, where he served as Secretary and Vice Chair. Nick has two sons who served in the US Marine Corps and a daughter who is preparing for the CPA exam. Nick was elected to the NWCA board in 2016, and currently serves on the Membership Committee.

John Ehlers 

John Ehlers served twice on the NWCA board, first during 2006-2008 and again since September 2011. He has served as the association spokesperson, represented the board in zoning and graphics matters, lobbied City Council and the Mayor’s office, and currently strives to spread the word throughout the community about the good work of the trustees and members. John believes that the NWCA is a unique opportunity for local citizens to participate in decisions that affect them and the community at-large, and to protect the quality of life we enjoy in northwest Columbus. John serves the board as President, chair of the Airport and Communication committees, and co-chair of the Website committee.

Mark Krietemeyer

Mark Krietemeyer has served as Treasurer for 12 years of his 16 years on the NWCA board.  He also works to organize community clean-ups in our service area. Mark is a 20-year resident of Northwest Columbus, and raises his children in the area.  He would like to help ensure the continued safety of his family, and all families who call Northwest Columbus home. Mark also serves the board as chair of the Legal & Banking committee and co-chair of the Parks, Recreation & Bikeways committee.

Ruth Royal     Ruth Royal

Ruth Royal has lived in Columbus her entire life and has lived in the northwest community for over thirty years.  She works in State Auditor Yost’s office as Administrative Receptionist.  She has one son who was a former Mr. Ohio.  She has been a Trustee on the NWCA for more than ten years and is currently serving as Vice President.

Julie Schlosser

Julie Schlosser has been a resident of Northwest Columbus (Sycamore Hills) for 25 years and has been on the NWCA Board for four years.  Julie has been married 34 years and has two grown sons who are both graduates of Centennial High School.  Julie has experience in the fields of law, commercial real estate, and commercial real estate appraisals and currently works in the commercial appraisal department at Huntington Bank.  She is a member of Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, and likes to support The Salvation Army, the USO, Operation Christmas Child, and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.  She recently became Chair of the Social/Membership Committee


DSC01668-4Marilyn Goodman  

Marilyn Goodman was born and raised in Cincinnati where she attended Cincinnati Public Schools. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University in Cincinnati.  She became a psychotherapist and served as Executive Director or CEO of four nonprofit behavioral healthcare organizations.

Seeking a new career in the law, Marilyn received her Paralegal Certificate from Capital University Law School in 2007.  She worked as a Paralegal at Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Ohio Legal Rights Service, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and JPMorgan Chase before retiring in July 2017.

Marilyn lives in the Riverside Green neighborhood.  She was the President of Northwest Civic Association in 2009-2010 and chaired NWCA’s Candidate Night from 2008-2010.


IMG_9380       Alyson Miles

Alyson is currently the Deputy Director of Government Affairs for the American Federation for Children and has lived in Columbus for a little over 15 years. She earned her law degree from Capital University Law School and was admitted to the Ohio bar in 2012. She earned her undergraduate degrees from The Ohio State University. Alyson currently serves as NWCA’s Secretary.








Additonal members:

Jim Burkart

Dennis Damon

John Fortkamp

John Guroy

Catherine Logsdon

Alyson Miles