Civil Service Commissioners

Larry Price

Larry Price Larry Price serves as President of the Commission with a term expiring January 31, 2026. Outside of the Commission, Mr. Price serves as the founder and CEO of L. Price & Associates, which provides consultative services to private, public, and faith-based organizations, specializing in helping to ensure inclusion and diversity for minority business owners in acquiring state and local contracts. Mr. Price's passion for community outreach has led him to serve on boards of several organizations, such as Boy Scouts of America, the NAACP-State of Ohio, and founding the Urban Crime Advisory Committee in Columbus.

Mr. Price also brings a wealth of skills and knowledge from over 30 years of experience in public service, which includes working in the Ohio Senate, the Office of the Mayor, and being elected in 2003 as State Representative of the 26th District in the State of Ohio House of Representatives.

Mr. Price received a bachelor's degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University.

Dawn Tyler Lee

Dawn Tyler Lee Dawn Tyler Lee, CEO of Forrest Street Consulting, is a certified John Maxwell coach, trainer, and speaker, dedicated to unlocking people's full potential. With a rich background in leadership and community impact, Dawn has served in various roles including Deputy Chief of Staff for Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Senior Vice President for Community Impact at United Way of Central Ohio. She holds a master's degree in urban affairs and public policy from the University of Delaware and is a graduate of Harvard Business School Young Americans Leadership Program and the African American Leadership Academy. Dawn is committed to empowering others and has been recognized as the 2013 YWCA Woman of Achievement.

Mark Hatch

Mark Hatch Mark Hatch serves as a Member of the Columbus Civil Service Commission with a term expiring January 31, 2028. Mr. Hatch has experience in labor relations, Ohio public education, community development, public policy consulting and neighborhood safety initiatives.

Mr. Hatch received his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University in August of 1987.

C. Amy DeLong

C. Amy DeLong Amy DeLong was appointed the Executive Director of the Civil Service Commission January 10, 2011. Ms. DeLong previously served as the Director of Human Resources and EEO Officer for the State of Ohio Department of Development. She also has served as Human Resources Administrator for the Ohio Department of Transportation, Director of Career Services for Capital University Law School, and Manager at ManTech International. Ms. DeLong has a bachelor's degree from Capital University and a law degree from Capital University Law School.