Wilmington City Council

Council Member - 4th Ward Matt Purkey City Council President
Matt Purkey
305 Maple Ridge Drive
(937) 302-6092 (C)

Committees: Ad Hoc (Convener)

Wilmington Ohio Site Icon Clerk of Council
Annen Vance
(937) 382-6509
69 N. South Street

At-Large Representatives

Council Member-at-Large
President Pro Tem

Nick Eveland
853 N. Lincoln Street
Committees:  City Services

Nick Eveland is a Wilmington native and was President of the Wilmington High School Class of 1966. He attended The Ohio State University, Drake College of Business, and Sinclair College studying Business Administration and Real Estate. He has operated a number of diverse businesses including over 45 years in the construction industry, and is currently a Site Manager at the Wilmington Air Park. He served in both the Ohio Army and Ohio Air National Guard and is a member of American Legion Post #49, Wilmington Presbyterian Church, and the Republican Central Committee. Nick was Mayor of Wilmington from 1984 to 2000. He is a licensed private pilot and a certified scuba diver and enjoys spending time with his five grandchildren. Nick has been married to his wife Mary for 53 years, and they have two daughters, Cheryl Schweitzer and Ali Zitney, both of Wilmington

Council Member-at-Large
Michael Allbright
131 Columbus Street
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
(937) 974-7901 (C)

Committees: Finance (Chair); Public Works/Enterprise

Michael Allbright has lived in Wilmington for nearly two decades. He graduated from Wilmington College with a A.B. where he studied secondary education and history, Wright State University with a M.Ed. in Student Affairs and Higher Education/Educational Leadership, and he is currently enrolled at The Ohio State University for his Ed.D. in Higher Education in Student Affairs. Along with serving on City Council, Michael works as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Wilmington College. He serves on the Main Street Wilmington Board, as Foundation Chair for Wilmington PM Rotary, Co-Recruitment Chair for Wilmington Lion’s Club, and as Treasurer for the Clinton County Democratic Party. In his free time, he likes to read, watch movies, and take adventures around the city, county, state, country and beyond with his wife Isabelle. They also have four fur babies, Sherman (cat), Lex (cat), Murphy (dog) and Penny (dog). My motto is: #NotDoneYet.

Council Member-at-Large
Jonathan McKay
371 North High Street
(937) 218-2426 (C)
jmckay@wilmingtonoh.orgCommittees: City Revitalization (Chair); City Services;  Judiciary; Ad Hoc

Jonathan McKay is a lifelong resident of Wilmington, Ohio. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in history and political science from Ohio Dominican University. Currently, Jonathan is the Program Director of Leadership Clinton and is in his fourth term on Wilmington City Council. He is very involved in the community serving on Wilmington Friends Meeting’s Stewardship and Finance Committee and the boards of Wilmington College, the Antique Power Club, the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce, the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission, the Clinton County Republican Central Committee. Jonathan additionally volunteers at the Clinton County History Center and recently portrayed Judge Kirk during their Talking Tombstones event. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys working with his antique tractor collection, going to auctions, browsing antiques, and spending his time outside. Jonathan’s motto in life is the Thomas Jefferson quote, “To learn, you have to listen. To improve, you have to try.”

Ward Representatives

Wilmington Ohio Site Icon Council Member – First Ward
Joshua Schlabach
496 N. South Street
(937) 725-7280 (C)


Council Member – Second Ward
Michael Snarr
45 Faculty Place
(937) 699-0308

Committees:  Public Works/Enterprise (Chair); Finance; Ad Hoc

Council Member – Third Ward

Bill Liermann
1069 Linhof Road
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
(937) 302-8060 (C)

Committees: City Services

Council Member – Fourth Ward
Bob Osborn
124 Lookout Court
(513) 478-8867 (C)

Committees:  Finance; Judiciary

Bob Osborn and his wife Christine moved to Wilmington in 1992 to raise their three children. He earned his undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati and his Master’s Degree in School Counseling from Xavier University. Bob now teaches Pre-Calculus and Algebra II at Laurel Oaks Career Center. Both Bob and Christine are active serving The Lord at Bible Baptist Church of Wilmington teaching Sunday School. For many years, Bob served as the Announcer/Event Starter for the Clinton County Barracuda Swim Team and has spent many hours timing high school swimming events at the Wilmington College pool. He also enjoys playing tennis and has recently taken up backyard vegetable gardening. Bob aspires to live by Proverbs 3: 5-6, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not on thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him and he shall direct thy paths.”

Ad Hoc Committee
Matt Purkey – Chair
Michael Snarr

Jonathan McKay

City Revitalization Committee
Jonathan McKay – Chair
Michael Snarr
Finance Committee
Michael Albright- Chair
Bob Osborn
Michael Snarr
Judiciary Committee
J McKay – Acting Chair

Bob Osborn

City Services Committee
Nick Eveland- Chair
Bill Liermann
Jonathan McKay
Public Works Committee
Michael Snarr – Chair

Michael Allbright