Standing Committees

The OhioERC has two standing Committees the Executive Committee and the Membership Committee.  In addition, other committees are formed as needed to develop and revise guidelines and resources.

OhioERC Committees and Member assignment Matrix as of April 2013

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary of the OhioERC, the State Archivist, (who may or may not be an elected officer), and the immediate Past Chair, who serves in an advisory capacity. The Executive Committee develops agendas, maintains communication with members, and approves recommendations of membership.

  • Chair: Chris Wydman (2017-current)
  • Vice Chair: Nathan Owens (2017-current)
  • Secretary: Marlys Bradshaw (2012-current)
  • Past Chair: Darren Shulman (2017-current)
  • State Archivist: Fred Previts (2010-current)


Past Chairs Past Vice Chairs Past Secretaries Past State Archivist
Pari Swift
Daniel Noonan
John Runion
Mark Schmidbauer
Rai Goerler (Interim)
Laurie Gemmill
Richard Whitehouse (Interim)
Charlie Arp
Chris Wydman
Pari Swift
Darren Shulman
Carol Thomas
John Runion
Janice Schulz
Pari Swift
Louise Jones (Interim)
Jelain Chubb
Laurie Gemmill
Charlie Arp


Membership Committee

The role of the Membership Committee is to review applications for membership to the OhioERC, and to generate interest in membership. The OhioERC Membership Committee will be comprised of no less than 3 and no more than 5 voting members. There will be at least one member from each of the following constituencies: state agency, local government, and non-governmental entity. Members of the Membership Committee shall rotate on an annual basis.

  • Nathan Owens, ex officio as OhioERC Vice Chair
  • Sara Clark, professional association
  • Alyshia Benedict, state government
  • John Runion, local government
  • Dan Johnson, higher ed
  • Pari Swift, higher ed