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Membership Luncheon - November 2023

Membership Luncheon - November 2023

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)


Join us for a membership luncheon featuring William Murdock, Executive Director, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC).

Get updates on MORPC led initiatives, hear about expected projections of growth within central Ohio and possibly gain updates on future news coming to the region later this fall.

During this luncheon, we will also honor our outgoing Chairman of the Board Derek Voytovich, Edward Jones, and welcome Lori Godorhazy, Orthopedic Foot & Ankle. President and CEO Matt Lofy will share what's to come in 2024 for our Chamber and even some exciting announcements.

Table sponsorships will be available. Registration closes November 7th. No refunds after November 7th. This will be a buffet lunch; dietary requirements are not needed when you register.


William Murdock serves as executive director of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC). MORPC is Central Ohio’s regional council for local governments that provides services, funding, tools, and resources to more than 75 member communities comprised of counties, cities, villages, townships, and regional agencies. As the executive director, Murdock oversees innovative planning, services, and policies in transportation, planning, housing, land use, sustainability, and data.

Murdock also directed the creation of Central Ohio’s first regional sustainability and data agendas and strengthened MORPC’s advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels.  He prioritizes efforts to build inclusion and diversity into regional work whether rural, urban, or suburban communities and to provide opportunities for young people to enter public service. Prior to joining MORPC, Murdock worked for over 15 years in state and local government in planning and economic development.

Murdock is actively involved in a number of local, state, and national organizations. Notably, he is secretary/treasurer for the Ohio Association of Regional Councils, a governor’s appointee to the DriveOhio Government Advisory Board, past president of The Ohio State University Knowlton School Alumni Society, and past chair of the National Association of Regional Councils’ (NARC) Executive Directors Council (EDC).

Murdock is a longtime resident of Central Ohio and proud Buckeye with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Master of City & Regional Planning, and Master of Science in Parks, Recreation & Tourism Administration all from The Ohio State University.


Early Bird pricing ends on October 14.

Worthington Hills Country Club
920 Clubview Blvd. S.
Columbus, OH 43235 United States
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Matt Lofy
(614) 888-3040
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Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EST)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration begins at 11 a.m.
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