Northeast

Map of Area Commission Boundaries

(Photo courtesy of Howard Community Center)

Key Details

Commission Meeting Time
The next in-person meeting is on September 1, 2022 @ 6:30 pm and will continue on the 1st Thursday of each month. (Excluding August and December).


Zoning Meeting Time
The next in-person meeting scheduled for September 20, 2022 @ 6:30 pm. We will continue on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. (Excluding August and December).

Neighborhood Pride Center
Clarence Lumpkin Point of Pride Building
1410 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

Meeting Place for Zoning and Commission meetings
Howard Recreation Center;
2505 N. Cassady Avenue;
Columbus, Ohio 43219

Neighborhood Liaison
De Lena P. Scales
Office: 614-645-0699
Cell: 614-537-6590
dpscales@columbus.gov


Announcements

New mandate effective March 7, 2022. Photo courtesy of Columbus Health

Document Library

Northeast Area Commission Election News

During our recent Commissioner Candidate Application period to fill our 4 open Commissioner seats (Willow Springs, Somerset, Bridgeview and At-Large), we received 2 applications in total for the Bridgview and At-Large Commissioner seats with no competing applications for either seat. Based on this, we are suspending our election process for 2022.


Commissioners

  • Karen Rogers, Commission Chair (krogersneac1@gmail.com) / 614-581-2013
  • Chanel McDougle-Yakubu, Commission Secretary (chanel.walnutcreek@gmail.com) / 614-966-3651
  • Sandra Chapple, Treasurer, At Large Commissioner, Election Committee Chair and Mobile Residence Committee Secretary (sandrad1203@att.net)
  • Karen Brown (kiwi.brown2008@gmail.com)
  • Elenora Moore, Zoning Chair (emoorenac1@gmail.com) / 614-519-2195
  • Kevin Kenley, Zoning Vice Chair (kenleyneac@outlook.com)
  • Alice Porter, Zoning Committee member (bailey6170@yahoo.com)
  • Brad Davis, Zoning Committee member (NEACbdavis@gmail.com)
  • Kawther H. Musa, Election’s Vice Chair (kawtherhersi@gmail.com)
  • Antwan Horston (neachorston@gmail.com)
  • Dr. Dimaris Medina-Cortes, Zoning Secretary, Zoning Committee member and Mobile Residence Committee Chair (neac.dr.medinacortes@gmail.com) / 614-686-6873
  • Nicole Horston (neachorsten@gmail.com)

Committees

Building & Zoning

Members:
Elenora Moore, Chair
Kevin Kenley, Vice Chair, Alice Porter, Dr. DiMaris Cortes, Zoning Secretary, Critty Buenconsejo,
Brad Davis,


The Zoning Committee shall receive, review, and make recommendations concerning applications for rezoning, zoning variances, demolition and special permits related to properties located in the Northeast Area.

Media &
Communication Technology

Members:
Kevin Kenley, Admin.
Elenora Moore, Asst. Admin.
Chanel McDougle-Yakubu, Commission Secretary

The Media Committee shall provide continual maintenance of the Commission Website and Facebook page ensuring that they are accurate and up to date with current information and changes.

Elections

Members:
Sandra Chapple, Chair,
Kawther H. Musa, Vice Chair, Nicole Horston, Chanel McDougle-Yakubu,

The Election Committee shall conduct elections annually pursuant to the Commission’s election rules and shall meet as often as necessary to fulfill its duties as specified in the rules.





Diversity and Language Interpretation

Members:
Kawther H. Musa
Dr. Dimaris Medina Cortes

The Diversity and language Committee will serve to create an environment of inclusiveness with the community of the Northeast area. Provide resources to groups within the community who may struggle with language barriers. Provide Interpretative services for the Somali and Hispanic community as needed.


Northeast Area Commission Districts

  • Walnut Creek -Chanel McDougle-Yakubu
  • Somerset – Vacant
  • Framingham – Kawther H. Musa
  • Willow Springs -Kevin Kenley
  • Bridgeview -Brad Davis
  • Cumberland Ridge -Karen Rogers
  • Brunswick Estates -Karen Brown
  • Arlington Park I -Elenora Moore
  • Arlington Park II -Antwan Horston

Recent Posts about Northeast Area


New American Initiative
(Photo courtesy of the Department Of Neighborhoods)

Kawther Musa (front row, 2nd from the right) is not just a member of the The New American Initiative and the NALA (New American Leadership Academy) but she is also a member of the Northeast Area Commission. She serves as our Commissioner for the Northeast Area-Framingham District. For more information follow the link: New American Leadership Academy (columbus.gov).

“Thank you” from the Northeast Area Commission