Beth Sullebarger


Ms. Sullebarger is a Historic Preservation consultant based in Glendale, Ohio. Her credentials include a master’s degree from Columbia University and 35 years of experience. Ms. Sullebarger is the author A Guide to Art and Architecture in Cincinnati’s Parks and contributed to Architecture in Cincinnati: an Illustrated History of Designing and Building an American City.

Her past and present civic involvement includes service on the Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board, Glendale Planning and Historic Preservation Commission, Cincinnatus Association, Citizens for Civic Renewal, Over-the-Rhine Foundation, and the Woman’s City Club, as well as the Stephen H. Wilder Foundation.  


David Stradling


David Stradling is Associate Dean for Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati, where he has taught urban and environmental history since 2000. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 1996, after having earned a BA and MAT from Colgate University. His most recent book is Where the River Burned: Carl Stokes and the Struggle to Save Cleveland. He lives in Clifton and commutes to campus on foot through Burnet Woods.


Steve Johns


Steve Johns is the Planning Services Administrator for the Community Planning Division of the Hamilton County Department of Planning + Development.  Steve holds degrees in Community and Regional Planning; Civil Engineering; and Economics.

In addition to serving on the Wilder Board, Steve serves as on the Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.

Steve is a native of Wilmington, Delaware.  He now lives in Hyde Park neighborhood of the City of Cincinnati with his wife, Kristen, and two daughters.  His interests include travel, gardening, and good food and drink.