Area Contacts By County

Area Contacts by County

OBS Area Contacts (ACs) are individuals with knowledge and experience related to all aspects of bluebird conservation, from nestbox design and placement to nest monitoring and how to manage problems during the nesting process.  ACs are available to answer questions and provide advice for those needing help with bluebirds or other cavity nesters.  In addition, ACs are often available to give presentations to local clubs and other groups.  For more information about the OBS AC program or to get in contact with an area contact, send an email to Please include your county and/or the name of the area contact you’d like to correspond with in your subject line.

Allen: Mark Mohr

Ashland: Linda Lang

Athens: F. Reid & Teresa Caldwell

Auglaize: Mark Mohr

Champaign: Jean Rutan

Clark: Bethany Gray

Columbiana: Jason Short & Susan Nutter

Crawford: Mary Lee Minor

Cuyahoga: John Barber

Darke: Bob Luttmer

Delaware: Paula Ziebarth 

Erie: Mel Bird

Fairfield: JoAnn Kale

Franklin: Julie Aldridge & Darlene Sillick

Geauga: Jay Brindo

Greene: Bethany Gray

Guernsey: Tom Barber

Hamilton: Jim Romine


Holmes: Marcella Hawkins

Huron: Mel Bird

Lake: Mike Watson

Licking: JoAnn Kale

Lorain: Penny Brandau

Lucas: Tammy Seaman

Medina: Dale Rabung

Miami: Teresa Peters

Montgomery: Sam Romeo


Ottawa: Lisa Rock and Paula Ziebarth 

Pickaway: Carrie Hill

Portage: Darrell Gammon

Ross: Carrie Hill

Sandusky: Lisa Rock


Stark: Darrell Gammon & Judy Semroc

Trumbull: Loyd Marshall

Union: Darlene Sillick

Warren: Art Jeffries

Wayne: Mel Bolt

Wood: Terry Hamlin