Staff Members

Board/Commission Member


Alison Zajdel





Environmental Sustainability Commission

Appointed by: Mayor
Term Expires: 12/31/25
Nonprofit Representative

Redevelopment Commission

Appointed by: Mayor
Term Expires: 3/13/2025

Alison Zajdel is a former nonprofit director and a current nonprofit contractor and project manager. She works primarily with Earth Charter Indiana as a Resiliency Coordinator and with Stamm Koechlein Family Foundation as their Philanthropy Advocate. Recent accomplishments include managing Cope Environmental Center's first major capital campaign for Indiana's first Living Building Challenge project. Alison volunteers for a wide variety of community organizations and events including Richmond Art Museum, Richmond Friends School, Richmond Redevelopment Commission, and the Richmond Meltdown Ice Festival. She graduated from DePauw University in 2001 and currently lives in Richmond with her husband, Kyle, and two children, Maggie and Joel.