LUC Staff


Brad Bodenmiller

Brad Bodenmiller was appointed the Director of LUC effective January 4, 2019.  He has been with LUC since 2014.  Prior to joining LUC, Brad worked for the City of Urbana as the Planning & Zoning Administrator. There, he managed the Planning & Zoning Division, Code Enforcement Division, tax incentive programs, blighted house demolitions, and floodplain administration. He served as the City’s representative to LUC, Champaign County’s Transportation Advisory Committee, Ohio Hi-Point’s Business Advisory Committee, and several other committees. Brad serves on the Champaign County Preservation Alliance Board of Directors and supports historic preservation projects of the membership. He is a two time graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a Master of City and Regional Planning. He is also a graduate of Tree City USA and Leadership Champaign County. Brad resides in Franklin County.

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 has been with LUC since 2008 and has experience with for profit and not for profit organizations.  Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Franklin University.   She 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 web-site.

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