Board of Trustees

The Ohio Municipal League is governed by a Board of Trustees, elected by the membership. The Board consists of all 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.

Officers


  • President: Michael Payton, Councilmember, New Boston
  • First Vice President: Scott Schertzer, Mayor, Marion
  • Second Vice President: Michael Barhorst, Mayor, Sidney
Board Members


 
  • Sharon Cassler, Clerk of Council, Cambridge
  • David Crawford, President of Council, Circleville
  • Daivd Creps, Finance Director, Perrysburg
  • Timothy DeGeeter, Mayor, Parma
  • Lisa Eliason, Law Director, Athens
  • Mark R. Fortunato, Director of Law, Canfield
  • G. David Gillock, Mayor, North Ridgeville
  • Jeff Hall, Mayor, Newark
  • Susan Infeld, Mayor, University Heights
  • Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, Cleveland
  • Douglas G. Johnson, Mayor, Bryan
  • Eric Keckler, Mayor, Fostoria
  • Belinda Kenley, Councilmember, Centerville
  • Chris Kerby, Fiscal Officer, S. Zanesville
  • Robert Meilander, Mayor, Kipton
  • Diana Nelson, Councilmember, Mason
  • Mark Schwieterman, City Manager, Kettering
  • Patrick Titterington, Safety/Service Director, Troy
  • Brad Townsend, City Manager, West Carrollton
  • Priscilla R. Tyson, Councilmember, Columbus
  • Lyle Waddell, Mayor, Newton Falls

Past Presidents

  • Jim Bodenmiller, City Manager, Springfield
  • Garnet "Sis" Love, Councilmember, Bucyrus