Background, Experience & Education

Prior to his appointment, Andy served on the Pataskala Income Tax Committee.  Also, he served as President on both the 2010 and 2015 Pataskala Charter Review Commissions. Andy has served as

The interim Director of Planning and Zoning before a permanent Director was chosen. He is co-founder of the Pataskala Recreation Association, a local non-profit, which was formed to assure that the Pataskala Community would have recreational programs during the period the City of Pataskala suspended the Pataskala Parks and Recreation Department. The Pataskala Recreation Association hosts youth soccer, adult softball and the community pool. The Pataskala Recreation Association will be completing the LEADS Park in 2016. This park will be a welcome addition to the city park system and will specifically focus on the revitalization of an open green space for active recreational purposes.

 

Personal Endeavors & Skills

As a Pataskala small business owner, Professional Engineer, and licensed attorney, Andy has over 25 years of experience in the field of infrastructure and revitalization, zoning and land issues, and commercial and residential development.  Over the course of his career, Andy’s projects have included Social Security and Federal buildings, large scale municipal garages, golf course communities, highway heavy and roadway, span bridge, single and multi-family residential and municipal reclamation, revitalization projects, sewage treatment plants, water storage towers, pool and recreation facilities, wetland and stream mitigation.

A Message from Councilman Walther

Andy and his wife, Ann, have 3 children and have lived in Pataskala for over 12 years. “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve our unique, vibrant community. I intend to focus on attracting businesses, maintaining our rural feel, incorporating urban attributes, and improving our park programs and work with school board and adjacent municipal entities to make Pataskala and western Licking County a great place to live and raise a family. I will work to successfully navigate the challenges that are ahead of us resulting in a positive outcome on the city’s future during this very important time in our history.”