City Council Members

Martin O’Donnell
Council President

Ph: 440-933-7310
Fax: 440-930-4107
modonnell@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

Ohio State University, BA Education
Cleveland State Leadership Academy
Retired Deputy Director, Cuyahoga County

Experience:

8 years on City Council
Member of Economic Development Committee, Environmental Committee, Finance Committee, Safety Committee, and Sewer Committee
Member of the Avon Lake Kiwanis
Member of the American Legion Post 212


Dan Bucci
Council-at-Large

Ph: 440-930-4185
Fax: 440-930-4107
dbucci@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.
Ohio University, B.A. Political Science
Attorney, Cleveland, OH

Experience:

Avon Lake City Council At-Large, 2010-Present
Current Chair, Economic Development Committee and Human Resources Committee
Member of Finance and Safety Committees
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Legal Analyst, 2003-2005
Legislative Assistant, United States House of Representatives, 1996-2003


John Shondel
Council -at-Large

Ph:  440-930-6838
Fax: 440-930-4107
jshondel@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

Ohio State University, BS Education 1961
American College, MS Financial Services 1979
Retired Co-Founder & Chairman, Miami  Valley Pension 1978-2001
Retired LTC, US Army Reserve 1961-1985

Experience:

Avon Lake City Council-at-Large, 2012-Present
Current Chair, Environmental Committee and Public Utilities Committee
Member of Human Resources Committee and Sewer Committee
Council Representative to the Environmental Affairs Advisory Board and Cable Television Advisory Commission
Past Chair of Avon Lake Historical Preservation Commission, 2010-2012
Member and Sergeant-at-Arms of American Legion Post 211


Rob James
Ward I

Ph: 440-653-9349
Fax: 440-930-4107
rjames@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C., J.D.
Miami University, Oxford, OH, B.A., Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs
Attorney, Cleveland, OH

Experience:

Avon Lake City Council, 2012-Present
Current Chair, Public Service Committee
Member  of the Economic Development Committee, Public Utilities Committee, Safety Committee, and Walker Road Ad Hoc Committee
Former Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Ohio Attorney General, 2006-2010
Former Law Clerk, Tenth District Court of Appeals, 2005-2006


Jennifer Fenderbosch
Ward II

Ph: 440-821-4617
Fax: 440-930-4107
jfenderbosch@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

Cuyahoga County Community College, AA Interior Design
Bowling Green State University, BA Political Science
Attended LEEDS Training – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Commercial Real Estate Funding
Cleveland State University Leadership Academy

Experience:

Current Chair, Sewer Committee
Member of Economic Development Committee, Environmental Committee, Finance Committee, and Public Service Committee
Council Representative to Planning Commission and Renewal Energy Task Force
Past Council Representative to the Cable Television Advisory Commission and Environmental Affairs Advisory Board
Past Chair, Environmental Affairs Advisory Board
Organized Avon Lake’s Radon Public Information & Public Education Program
Former Business Owner

Certification:

NIMS 700


Larry Meiners
Ward III

Ph: 440-933-6629
Fax: 440-933-8829
lmeiners@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

Central Missouri State University, BSE 1965; MBA 1983
President LSM Packaging

Experience:

Avon Lake City Council, 2004-Present
Current Chair, Finance Committee
Member of Human Resources Committee, Public Service Committees, and Sewer Committee
Past Chair of Avon Lake Charter Review Commission
Cleveland State University Leadership Academy


David Kos
Ward IV

Ph: 440-930-7737
Fax: 440-930-4107
dkos@avonlake.org

Education/Occupation:

United States Marine Corps 1992-1996
Cuyahoga County Community College, Associates Degree – Business
Cleveland State University Leadership Academy
Paralegal, Ohio Attorney General’s Office

Experience:

Ward 4 Councilman
Current Chair, Safety Committee
Member of Human Resources Committee and Public Utilities Committee


Barbara Dopp
Clerk of Council

Ph: 440-930-4121
Fax: 440-930-4107
bdopp@avonlake.org


Valerie Rosmarin
Assistant Clerk

Ph: 440-933-6141, Ext: 1008
Fax: 440-930-4107
vrosmarin@avonlake.org

 


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