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Craig T. Bohman – City Administrator/Clerk – (859) 341-1515 x-224
Mr. Bohman joined the city in April of 2013 as the City Clerk. In March of 2014 he added City Administrator to his duties. His appointments have been approved by City Council. Mr. Bohman previously served as a Senior Public Administration Specialist at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District and was elected to the Covington City Commission in 2000 and 2002. In addition to providing guidance for city operations, Mr. Bohman also prepares and collects city taxes and fees, is the official record custodian of the city, ensures the publishing of city ordinances, and assists the Mayor with human resource administration and fiscal oversight. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, is a Kentucky Certified Municipal Clerk (KCMC), and holds several human resource certifications (PHR, SHRM-CP, KPHRA).
Jennifer Lipson – Deputy Clerk/Finance Clerk – (859) 341-1515 x-223
Ms. Lipson joined the city in April of 2016. She previously served 16 years as an assistant clerk for the City of Fort Wright. Ms. Lipson has 19 years of government service, including serving as an EMT for Pendelton County and Fort Wright; and as a police clerk. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Office Systems Technology.
Anna Bailey – Receptionist (859) 341-1515 x-212
Ms. Bailey joined the city in October 2017 as a regular part-time receptionist. She previously worked at a Hallmark store, and prior to that served for 10 years at the Northern Kentucky Area Development District. Ms. Bailey helps the public by assisting people with city business and answering questions. She also works on various administrative projects.
Ken Shirley – Occupational License Inspector (859) 578-4126
Mr. Shirley joined the city in May of 2016 as a part-time license inspector. He retired from the Covington Code Enforcement Department having served more than 40 years as a housing inspector and code enforcement officer. He also previously served as a Kenton County Deputy Sheriff.
Bryan Allen – Chief of Police (859) 341-3535 x-213
Chief Allen joined the City in August of 2013 as a part-time officer, became a full-time patrol officer in March of 2014 and was appointed Chief in May of 2014. Chief Allen has served as an officer since 1990 working his way up in the Covington Police Department to the rank of Captain where he commanded several different sections including the Patrol Bureau, the Community Relations Bureau, and the Communications/Records section. Chief Allen also previously served as the Operations Commander for the Northern Kentucky University Police Department. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration.
Matthew Hall – Police Sergeant (859) 341-3535 x-214
Officer Hall joined the City in October of 2015 as a full-time officer and served as an officer since 2004, he was promoted to the position of Sergeant in June 2017. He had previously served as a Deputy Boone County Sheriff and as an Officer for the Lakeside Park Crestview Hills Police Department.
James Bird – Police Sergeant (859) 578-4130
Officer Bird joined the City in July of 2014 as a part-time patrol officer and became a full-time officer in January of 2015. He became a Specialist in July of 2015 and was promoted to Sergeant in November 2018. He has served as an officer since 1993. Officer Bird previously served the Kenton County Police Department where he obtained the rank of Sergeant. He also served as a Kentucky State Trooper and in the Newport Police Department.
Emily Horseman – Police Detective (859) 578-4137
Officer Horseman joined the City in January of 2018 as a full-time officer and was promoted to Detective in November 2018. Officer Horseman previously served as a police officer with Kentucky State University and Fort Thomas Police Department.
Jacob Bolton – Police Officer (859) 578-0015
Officer Bolton joined the City in April of 2018 as a full-time officer. Officer Bolton previously served as a Deputy Jailer for the Boone County Jail in Boone County, Kentucky.
Thomas Bradford – Police Officer (859) 578-4132
Officer Bradford joined the City in January of 2018 as a full-time officer. Officer Bradford previously served as a police officer with Boone County Sheriff Department and with Fort Mitchell Police Department.
Patrick Collura – Police Officer (859) 578-0024
Officer Collura joined the City in August of 2018 as a full-time officer and the School Resource Officer (SRO). Officer Collura served with the Erlanger Police Department, where he retired.
Brian David DeWaine – Police Officer (859) 578-0026
Officer DeWaine joined the City in May of 2018 as a full-time officer. Officer DeWaine previously served with the U.S. Air Force, and as a law enforcement officer with the National Marine Fisheries Service in Alaska.
Andrew Lucas – Police Officer
Officer Lucas joined the City in April 2019 as a full-time officer. Officer Lucas previously served as a police officer for the City of Covington, KY.
Sean Dooley – Police Officer (859) 578-4128
Officer Dooley joined the City in October of 2016 as a full-time officer in training. He started the Police Academy in November 2016 and graduated in May 2017. Officer Dooley is now a full-time patrol officer.
John Karl – Police Officer (859) 578-0018
Officer Karl joined the City in April of 2018 as a full-time officer. Officer Karl previously served as a Police Officer for the police department in New Richmond, Ohio.
Joseph Krull – Police Officer (859) 578-4127
Officer Krull joined the City in May of 2012 as a Patrol Officer after being in the Law Enforcement Explorer program for 8 years. He previously served as a bailiff for the Kenton County Sheriff. Officer Krull is in charge of fleet maintenance for the department and has become active in the effort to combat heroin addiction.
Quintin McHale – Police Officer
Officer McHale joined the City in February 2019 as full-time officer. Officer McHale was previously a Deputy Sheriff for the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
Jim Thomas – Police Officer
Officer Thomas joined the City in May 2019. Officer Thomas previously retired from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
Kim Johnson – Police Clerk
Ms. Johnson joined the City in February 2018 as the part-time police clerk. She has over 20 years of experience working for Kenton County Dispatch.
Public Works Department
Derick “Buck” Yelton – Director of Public Works (859) 578-4136
Mr. Yelton joined the City in October of 1988 as a Laborer, became a supervisor in August of 1992 and has served as the Director of Public Works since July of 1993.
Corey Schalk – Public Works Team Leader
Mr. Schalk joined the City in March of 2000. He previously served in the Independence Public Works Department.
Matt Loschiavo – Public Works Maintenance Technician
Mr. Loschiavo joined the City in June of 2018. He previously served with the Northern Kentucky Water District.
Tonya Miller – Seasonal Laborer
This position is staffed from July through January.
Wayne Slusher– Seasonal Groundskeeper
This position is staffed from March through October.
Mary Ann Stewart, Adams, Stepner, Woltermann, & Dusing– City Attorney
Matt Bogen, Cardinal Engineering – City Engineer
David Baker, Baker Business & Tax Services – Accountant
John Chamberlin, Van Gorder Walker and Co. – Auditor
Quentin Campbell, PDS – Code Enforcement Officer
Brian Sims, PDS – Building Inspector
Michael Brown, Treefellers – Arborist