Join Greg Gamier (left) on the board and help out with events, such as Village Lights, and policy, advocacy, quality of life and more!

The Society’s Board of Trustees is the governing body for the Society responsible for ensuring it accomplishes its mission and goals as a non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation.

The Organizational Development Committee leads the effort to recruit and then recommend candidates for the Society’s Board of Trustees ballot.

We seek people with a range of talents and experiences to be shared with the Society in pursuit of its historic preservation education and advocacy mission and goals.

Candidates must be a donor/member of the German Village Society in good standing for one year prior to the election.  You do NOT have to live or work in the historic German Village “footprint.” You MUST be a member of the Society.

Those interested are encouraged to review the Key Expectations of GVS Board Members.

Names or nominations are due APRIL 1 to Chair, Jeanne Likins ( or 614.444.7966.

Please direct questions or express your interest to a member of ODC:  Jim Penikas (, (Jeanne Likins (, Susan Sutherland (, Nancy Turner (