Board of Trustees

The Ohio Municipal League is governed by a Board of Trustees, elected by the membership. The Board consists of  2 immediate past presidents of the League, as long as they are municipal officials, and 22 Trustees elected for four-year terms.

Of the 22 Trustees, at least one must be:
  • The mayor of a city or village
  • A city manager
  • A fiscal officer or finance director
  • A solicitor or director of law
  • A member of a municipal legislative body, other than the mayor
The Board is the policy-making body and appoints an Executive Director to manage the League under their general direction.


  • President: Michael Barhorst, Mayor, Sidney
  • First Vice President: Sharon Cassler, Council President, Cambridge
  • Second Vice President: Mark Schwieterman, City Manager, Kettering
Board Members

  • David Crawford, President of Council, Circleville
  • Daivd Creps, Finance Director, Perrysburg
  • Timothy DeGeeter, Mayor, Parma
  • Lisa Eliason, Law Director, Athens
  • G. David Gillock, Mayor, North Ridgeville
  • Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, Cleveland
  • Eric Keckler, Mayor, Fostoria
  • Katrina Keith, Mayor, Ironton
  • Belinda Kenley, Councilmember, Centerville
  • Chris Kerby, Fiscal Officer, S. Zanesville
  • Robert Meilander, Mayor, Kipton
  • Patrick Titterington, Safety/Service Director, Troy
  • Brad Townsend, City Manager, West Carrollton
  • Priscilla R. Tyson, Councilmember, Columbus
  • Lyle Waddell, Mayor, Newton Falls
  • Vacancy
  • Vacancy

Past Presidents

  • Scott Schertzer, Mayor, Marion