Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC)


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.
Representing Term Ending
Vacant At Large    
Vacant At Large  
Modayil, Maria At Large City of Athens August 2022
Rapp Lee, Ally Landlord Community August 2022
Smith, Corrin At Large Commuter Community August 2024
Thomas, Josh Chamber of Commerce August 2023
 Grace, Sarah (City Council Representative)  PERMANENT
 Chiki, Andrew (Deputy Service-Safety Director)  PERMANENT  
 Pyle, Tom (Chief of Police)  PERMANENT  
 Tran, Mary Katherine Underrepresented constituents August 2022
 Rouse, Kimberly Victim's Advocate August 2022
 Wolf, Jackie  Faculty Senate August 2022
 Powers, Andrew (Chief of Police) PERMANENT