Board of Directors

Meet our board of directors and the members of our team that run the show.

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Denise Mayer


Denise Mayer is a 48 year resident of  Anderson Township.  Denise received her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati.  She has worked in many volunteer endeavors and was the creator and publisher of Brainstorm Magazine, a publication written by and for high school students which was distributed at sixty-five high schools in the Greater Cincinnati area in the late 80’s and 90’s.  A huge advocate for children’s safety and welfare, Denise started Step Up Anderson Township to bring awareness and education to the community on the topics of illegal drugs, vaping and underage drinking that are affecting our young people.

She is a grandmother of six , two granddaughters at Anderson High School and two grandchildren presently at Maddux Elementary with two more to come.  She and her husband Rick are dedicated to their welfare and health as well as that of the Anderson Community.

Aimee Heis

Aimee Heis


Aimee Heis is a retired physician, and mother who has been a resident of Anderson Township since 2002.  She received her B.S from John Carroll University, and her MD from the University of Cincinnati. She went on to complete a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina.  She spent time working as an Emergency Medicine physician at St Elizabeth Hospital. She has been active in many volunteer groups at Wilson Elementary, Nagel Middle School and Turpin High School.  

She has a passion for helping children in our community and teaching them the dangers of drugs and alcohol. She currently lives in Anderson Township with her husband Forest, and their 4 children and 2 dogs.

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Kelley Coldiron


Kelley has been a resident of Anderson Township for the past 20 years.  Kelley and her husband, Travis have a son and a daughter who attend Anderson High School.  She received both her Bachelor’s degree in Education and her Master’s degree in Education while focusing on Gifted Education at Northern Kentucky University.  Kelley has worked for the Loveland City Schools as a 5th-grade teacher for the past 20 years. As a parent, she has volunteered throughout the community and schools by coaching various youth sports teams, being a team rep at Nagel and Anderson, and other organizations within the township.  Kelley is passionate about bringing drug awareness and prevention to the Anderson Community.


Erika Dimling


Erika Dimling has been a resident of Anderson Township for all of her 45 years.   She received her BFA from Bowling Green State University. She has spent time working as a Guardian ad Litem for the public defender’s office as well as being a foster parent.  She has worked as a volunteer within the community serving Maddux Elementary, Nagel Middle School and Anderson High School on various committees and projects.   She currently works in sales as an account manager and is passionate about improving the lives of the young people in her community by providing a safe environment and an increased awareness of substance abuse. She hopes to be able to help provide the much needed change in direction and support that our youth so desperately need and deserve.  Erika currently resides in Anderson Township with her 2 teenage daughters and husband of 22 years.

Other Founding Members


Rick Mayer


Amy Tamkus


Sonya Carrico

Jessica Sellar

Jessica Sellar


Monica McGrew

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Kelley Earls