We have a new name! Buckeye Hills Regional Council


Programming focused on 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.

2016 Ohio Appalachian Assistance Grants Return on Investment 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

Highways to New Markets ~
Increased economic activity associated with the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) has helped create or support over 168,000 jobs across Appalachia’s 13 states, with nearly $7.3 billion of added worker income annually, according to a new study. The ADHS is a network of 32 distinct highway corridors totaling 3,090 miles and connecting the 13 Appalachian states with other interstate highways.

This just-released study, Economic Analysis of Completing the Appalachian Development High System, describes the effects the ADHS’ development has had in connecting Appalachian people and businesses to economic markets, and its impacts on the Region’s economy. (Source: ARC)
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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

2016 Buckeye Hills Annual Report

Latest news

Events and Stories from around the Buckeye Hills Region