Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC)


JPAC meetings are currently on hold pending updates to the Council Charter 

and recruitment of new members



The Council develops and maintains productive lines of communication between members of the City-University community and the police departments who serve them. The Council emphasizes shared solutions that make optimal use of resources that best meet the needs of the overall community.  


The Chief of Police from the City of Athens and Chief of Police from Ohio University are permanent members. The President of Ohio University appoints 8 individuals representing the university community and the Mayor appoints 8 individuals. Term length is three years, except for student representatives whose serve one academic year.


  • Regular meetings occur the 1st Thursday every other month. Any emergency or special meetings will be announced. All meeting are open to the public.
  • 5:00 PM (time can vary) at The Ridges.

RepresentingTerm Ending
VacantAt Large   
VacantAt Large 
Modayil, MariaAt Large City of AthensAugust 2022
Rapp Lee, AllyLandlord CommunityAugust 2022
Smith, CorrinAt Large Commuter CommunityAugust 2024
Thomas, JoshChamber of CommerceAugust 2023
 Grace, Sarah (City Council Representative) PERMANENT 
 Chiki, Andrew (Deputy Service-Safety Director) PERMANENT 
 Pyle, Tom (Chief of Police) PERMANENT 
 Tran, Mary KatherineUnderrepresented constituentsAugust 2022
 Rouse, KimberlyVictim's AdvocateAugust 2022
 Wolf, Jackie Faculty SenateAugust 2022
 Powers, Andrew (Chief of Police)PERMANENT