Westerville resident since: 1972
Council member since: 2017
Council activities: Mr. Heckman represents City Council to the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, Finance/Audit Committee.
Family: Wife Vanessa Heckman; Daughters Alise, Ava and Arden.
Education: Westerville South H.S. Class of 1991; Bachelor’s in History and Secondary Education, Capital University; Master of Public Administration, Ohio State University; Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management, Ohio State University.
Occupation: Professor and Chair, Department of Public Administration, Franklin University.
Community Service Activities: Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian Ad-Litem for CASA of Franklin County, Active Member of Westerville Community United Church of Christ, Immediate Past President, Central Ohio American Society of Public Administration.
What is your favorite thing about the Westerville community? Bike paths and Uptown.
What do you look forward to the most about your role on Westerville City Council? Working with residents, businesses and council to make our city better.