LUC Staff

 

Brad Bodenmiller
Director

Brad Bodenmiller is the Director of LUC.  Beginning with LUC in 2009 as a board member, he was hired by the organization as a planner in 2014 and became Director in 2019.  He holds a Master of City & Regional Planning.

Brad is responsible for policies, procedures, and staffing at the organization and works with local governments in their planning endeavors.  Brad facilities subdivision reviews and has expertise on a variety of zoning matters.  He is the organization's liaison for the Logan-Champaign RTPO.  He serves on local CIC boards and other development and planning committees.

Prior to joining LUC, Brad worked for the City of Urbana as the Planning & Zoning Administrator.  There, he managed blighted house demolitions, the code enforcement division, floodplain administration, tax incentive programs, and administered the City's zoning code.  His interests include cycling, historic preservation and tactical urbanism.

Aaron Smith
Planner I

Aaron Smith is the Planner I/GIS Tech of LUC. He has been with LUC since 2019. Prior to joining LUC, Aaron worked for the Union Soil and Water Conservation District as the Urban Technician.

 

Aaron holds a Bachelor of City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University. While at OSU, he worked with other students on a 2014 Richland County Economic Development Strategic Plan, and the 2015 Columbus Rail Today plan that assessed the feasibility of light rail transit in Columbus, Ohio. The Columbus Rail Today plan was awarded the 2015 Award for Planning Students by the Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association and the 2016 Award for Application of the Planning Process – Undergraduate Program by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

 

Aaron is a native of Union County, and resides in Richwood.

Heather Martin
Operations Manager

Heather Martin is the Operations Manager of LUC.  She was hired in 2008 as the Office Manager and has experience with for profit and not for profit organizations.  In 2019, she became the Operations Manager for LUC.  Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Franklin University.   

 

Heather provides fair housing support to Logan, Union, Champaign Counties and the City of Marysville.  Heather is the Administrator of the Logan County Land Reutilization Corp, the Champaign County CDBG program and the LUC web-site.  Heather's responsibilities also include all financial matters including budgeting and billing; records and other various tasks as needed.