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Who We Are

The Buckeye Lake Region Corporation (BLRC) was officially formed in September 2017. The BLRC is a tri-county alliance between Licking, Perry and Fairfield counties and is open to all political and civic entities in the tri-county region.


The mission of the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation is to coordinate, manage and execute initiatives that support the Buckeye Lake 2036 Vision and the Buckeye Lake Region Declaration. Financial support for these initiatives is provided by the Buckeye Lake Region Community Foundation.



The Objective of the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation is to unify efforts across existing political boundaries, marshal the unique assets of the Buckeye Lake Region and attract State and Federal resources to enhance the well-being and economic prosperity of our residents. Through these efforts, the Buckeye Lake Region will contribute to the well-being and prosperity of Central Ohio, our State and the Midwest




Trustee Members


Fairfield County, Commissioner Dave Levacy

Fairfield County, Rick Szabrak

Licking County, Commissioner Duane Flowers

Perry County, Commissioner Ben Carpenter

Perry County, Scott Owen


Village of Buckeye Lake

Village of Somerset

Village of Millersport

Village of Thornville


Walnut Township Trustees

Union Township Trustees

Thorn Township Trustees

School Districts

Lakewood Local

Walnut Township Local

Civic and Charitable Organizations

Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association, Ron Craig

Buckeye Lake Region Chamber of Commerce, Tim Ryan

Buckeye Lake Community Foundation, Karen Cookston

Homeowners Associations

Cranberry Bay Homeowners Association, Barry Zwick

Fairfield Beach Property Owners Association, Rick Cochran

Harbor Hills Civic Association, Chuck Haire

Heron Bay Master Association, Robert Hitt

Snug Harbor Community Association, Marty Finta

West Bank Home Owners Association, Brad Smith

Members at Large

Bonita Bair

Rick Baker

Matt Baumann

Don Dick

Tracy Higginbotham

Cheri Hottinger

Dave Kessler

Ken Morris

Don Pinnell

Doug Poorman

Jeff Ritter

Rich Smith

Yaromir Steiner

Andy Wolfe

Kitty Olohan Zwissler


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