Terry Vance

Terry has been employed as City Administrator since 1991. He holds a Master’s Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University. He is the first City Administrator for the City of Wilder. Terry was awarded the Outstanding City Administrator award by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District for 1997-1998.


Justin D Verst 

Justin has been the City Attorney for the City of Wilder since 1978. He is a graduate of Xavier University and received his law degree from Chase College of Law. He was a former Campbell County Attorney, and also spent 35 years in the county attorney's office. Justin also served as a former city attorney for the cities of Silver Grove and Cold Spring.


 Juanita Schultz


Juanita began employment with the City of Wilder on May 1, 2017 and is our City Clerk/Treasurer. She is a Notary and will be working towards her certification for Kentucky Municipal Clerk over the next three years. Juanita is a member of the Northern Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association. She attended Morehead State University and Northern Kentucky University. Karen was previously employed at the City of Newport where she worked in the payroll and accounts payable department and also assisted with collection of property taxes.


Karen Schlipf

Karen was hired as our Assistant City Clerk in 2017. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from NKU. Her previous work experience includes working in the Kenton County Clerk and Sheriff offices. Karen is a member of the Northern Kentucky Municipal Clerk's Association and is working on her certification as a Kentucky Municipal Clerk. She and her husband reside in Taylor Mill and have three children.