Buckeye Hills Regional Council: working cooperatively to improve our region


Programs and services improving the quality of life for residents in Southeast Ohio

Community & Economic Development

Public infrastructure financing, planning, data analysis, research, and other technical assistance to local governments.

Aging & Disability

Programs, services, and case management focused on keeping elders and those with disabilities in their homes.

Transportation Planning

Transportation planning and outreach services focused on improving the transportation networks serving our citizens.

Mapping & Data

Data research and analysis as well as GIS and GPS mapping services.

Population Health

Working to improve the health of all citizens in the region.

Buckeye Hills 2016 Annual Report

About Us

Council of Governments

Formed in 1968 as a voluntary organization made up of representatives of local governments in Southeastern Ohio. Local Development Districts were formed to provide technical assistance to communities working to secure state and federal resources to help improve the lives of local residents.

  • Member Counties

    Representing Southeastern Ohio

  • Member Communities

    Cities and Villages

  • Staff Members

    Citizens Working For Citizens

  • Years of Service

    A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance: Founded in 1968

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Public Meeting Notice: Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Technical Advisory and Citizens Committee Meeting

The Buckeye Hills Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) Technical Advisory and Citizens Advisory Committee will meet Jan. 19, 2018, at 10 a.m. at 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH.

If you have any questions regarding this meeting, please contact Karen Pawloski, Transportation Planning Manager, at 740-376-7658.
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Winter Storm Warning in the region. Be safe and check on elderly loved ones and neighbors! ... See MoreSee Less

Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories have been posted for most of our area. Ice will be just as much of an impact as the forecast snow. Conditions will deteriorate quickly Friday evening with rain --> freezing rain --> snow. Snow totals are shown on the Warnings/Advisory graphic. Please share to spread the word. Also, check our webpage frequently for any updates to the forecast: www.weather.gov/pbz/winter

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A great activity for seniors in Hocking Co. and surrounding areas! Check it out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Great information to help you fight the flu. ... See MoreSee Less

The Ohio Department of Health reports that #flu activity in Ohio is now wide spread. We urge older Ohioans and their families to be aware of seniors’ elevated risk of complications from flu and take steps to prevent its spread. Visit www.flu.ohio.gov for information and resources to help you fight the flu.

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Our Team

Executive Staff & Program Directors
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Misty Casto

Executive Director
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Rick Hindman

Assistant Executive Director
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Bret Allphin

Development Director
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Denise Keyes

Fiscal Director
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Gwynn Stewart

Communications Director
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Jamie Lewis

MIS Director
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Jennifer Westfall

Aging Director
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Dawn Weber

Homecare Director
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Kim Flanigan

LTC Ombudsman Director
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Jill McCartney

Director of Outreach & Development

Celebrating 50 Years: 1968-2018

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Events and Stories from around the Buckeye Hills Region