OCCD Board of Directors

Committee Officers:


Doug Harsany, Harsany & Associates


Michael Norton-Smith, Montgomery County


Susan Spiker, Licking County


Phillip Downing, Downing Community Advisors

Past President:

Paul Herdeg, Cuyahoga County


Board Members:

Angela Byington, Sandusky

Amy Schocken, CDC of Ohio, Inc.

Alyssa Taylor, Central Ohio CIC

Brian Iorio, Cleveland Heights

Angela Brown, Kettering

Stephen Torsell, Homes on the Hill

Janice Switzer, Ashtabula County

Tom Kroma, Mercy Health, Toledo

Rita Parise, Columbus



Ohio Conference of Community Development Public Service Scholarship

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The scholarship program was established by OCCD to honor two men who dedicated their careers to Public Service. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Ohio Public Construction Contracting 101

    This program covers fundamentals of constructing local government improvements in Ohio, including pre-planning, selecting a project delivery method, hiring design professionals, bidding, and insurance and bonding. Registration deadline: April 12, 2019.
    Apr 23, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Spring Meeting

    2019 Spring Quarterly Meeting Agenda
    Apr 24, 2019
  • Ohio Civil Rights Fair Housing Training

    Fair Housing Training provided by Ronnell Tomlinson, Director of Housing Enforcement & Mediation, Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Registration deadline: April 12, 2019.
    Apr 25, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting

    Jul 24, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting

    OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting Embassy Suites, Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, Ohio October 30-31, 2019
    Oct 30, 2019