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Map of Area Commission Boundaries

(Photo courtesy of Howard Community Center)

Key Details

Monthly Commission Meetings
The next in-person meeting is on Thursday, June 1, 2023 @ 6:30 pm and will continue on the 1st Thursday of each month. (Excluding August and December).

Meeting Place for 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

Monthly Zoning Meetings
The next in-person meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June, 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm and will continue on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. (Excluding August and December). Meeting Place for Zoning meetings: Columbus Metropolitan Library (Shepard Branch), 850 N. Nelson Rd, Cols, OH 43219

Monthly Mobile Community Committee Meetings
The next in-person meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2023 @ 6:30 pm (Northern Lights Library-Rm 1) and will continue on the 4th Thursday of each month (Excluding August and December).

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


Notice: The regularly scheduled May 16, 2023 Northeast Area Commission Zoning Meeting will be cancelled due to absence of submitted applications (demolitions, zonings or variances).  The next scheduled meeting will be June 20, 2023 (6:00pm, Shepard Branch Metropolitan Public Library, 850 N. Nelson Rd.Cols, OH 43219).

Document Library


  • Karen Rogers : Cumberland Ridge ; Chair / / 614-581-2013
  • Chanel McDougle-Yakubu: Walnut Creek / / 614-966-3651
  • Sandra Chapple: At-Large Commissioner / Treasurer & Interim Commission Secretary / (
  • Karen Brown: Brunswick Estates /
  • Elenora Moore: Arlington Park I / Zoning Chair / / 614-519-2195
  • Brad Davis: Bridgeview / Zoning Committee Member /
  • Kawther H. Musa: Framingham / Election’s Vice Chair /
  • Antwan Horston: Arlington Park II /
  • Dr. Dimaris Medina-Cortes: At-Large Commissioner / Mobile Home Community Committee Chair & Zoning Committee Secretary / / 614-686-6873
  • Nicole Horston: At-Large Commissioner /
  • Rosaline Mbae: At Large Commissioner / rosalinenec@gmailcom
  • Somerset: Vacant
  • Willow Springs: Vacant


Building & Zoning

Elenora Moore (Chair)
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

Elenora Moore,
Chanel McDougle-Yakubu,, Sandra Chapple (Commission Treasurer & Interim 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.

Mobile Home Park Committee

Dr. Dimaris Medina-Cortes (Chair )Sonya Cruz (Co-Chair & Secretary) Elenora Moore (Zoning Chair), Isabel Alberto and Edison Diaz

The Mobile Home Park Committee advocates for the residents of the Northeast Area Mobile Home communities.


Elenora Moore
Rosaline Mbae

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

Kawther 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 SpringsVacant
  • 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 (

“Thank you” from the Northeast Area Commission