President of Council
John M. Coyne III
Biography: A resident of Medina County for most of his life, John is married to his wife Jennifer and they have three children, two daughters and one son. John is an attorney at the law firm of Roetzel & Andress where he practices in the area of transactional real estate.
Education: Buckeye High School, 1986 University of Tennessee, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in Finance, 1990 Cleveland State, Cleveland/Marshall College of Law - Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration, 1994
Other Experience: John has been a member of Medina City Council since 1998.
Appointments: Chair of the Finance Committee, Rail Commission, Medina City Economic Development Committee, Chairman of the Strategic Plan AdvisoryCommittee, Health, Safety & Sanitation Committee, Emerging Technologies Committee, Business Development Committee, member on the Community Investment Corporation Board, member of the JEDD Board.
Ward 1 Council Representative
Biography: Laura has been a resident of Medina for 17 years. She is the owner of Cool Beans Cafe on Medina Square. She has two adult children, Alexandra and Callum and is married to Ben who has three children.
Education: Attended the University of Michigan.
Other Experience: Appointments: Member of the Finance Committee, Public Properties Committee, Cable ACCESS, CRA Housing, Fireman's Dependents Board, and is the Chair of the Water & Utilities Committee.
Contact Information: 210 W. Homestead St. Medina, OH 44246 Phone: 330-321-3663, Email: email@example.com
Ward 2 Council Representative
Dennie R. Simpson
Biography: Dennie has been a Medina resident for 46 years. He has been employed as a paramedic with Medina Life Support Team for 33 years and a Basic fire fighter for the Medina City Fire Department for 5 years. He is married to Phebe and has three children, Nathan, Zachary, and Nicholas and two step children in James and Aubrey.
Education: Medina High School, 1971 Akron University Allied Health Cuyahoga Community College Paramedic Program
Other Experience: Public Safety 33 years as a paramedic and 5 years as a firefighter Served on several committees Medina General Hospital Affiliate member AHA
Appointments: Member of the Finance , Public Properties, Chairman of Streets & Sidewalks, Water and Utilities, Firemen's Dependents Board, and Cemetery Committees
Contact Information: 951 Shorewood Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256 Phone:330-725-3302 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ward 3 Council Representative
Biography: Mark has been a Medina City resident for over 30 years! He is married to his beautiful wife Megan and has a family of rescued animals. Mark spent nearly 10 years of his life working in real estate finance, originating both residential and commercial loans. He is employed as a sales representative with Conviber in Medina. He is an inductee of the Medina County Sports Hall of Fame (1988 Medina Track and Field) and was a team member of the 1991 Medina County All-Star Football Team. Mark grew up as an Army Brat, living across the United States and Germany. He is the son and grandson of veterans from World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War. He is currently a Deacon at First Christian Church in Wadsworth, Ohio and is involved with their youth group.
Education: Studied at the University of Akron (Business and General Studies) Medina Senior High School - 1991
Experience: Mark has served as the Ward 3 Councilman since 2004 and is a previous trustee for the Rocky River Watershed Council.
Appointments: Medina County Planning Commission Chairman, Water and Utilities Committee, Finance Committee, Health, Safety and Sanitation Committee, Health, Safety, and Sanitation Committee Chairman, Board of Building Code of Appeals, EMS Advisory Board, Joint Ambulance District, Pro QA Steering Committee
Past Appointments: Medina County Floodplain Committee Rocky River Upper West Branch Balanced Growth Plan Streets and Sidewalks Committee CRA Housing Council Charter Review Committee, Shade Tree Commission, Storm Water Advisory Committee
Contact Information: 999 Kenner Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256 Phone: 330-725-6993 Email: email@example.com
Ward 4 Council Representative
Biography: Jim is a life long resident of the City of Medina. He has served as the Ward 4 Councilman since 2001.
Education: Miami University, B.A. in Political Science; University of Akron School of Law, Juris Doctorate
Profession: Medina City Schools - Director of Human Resources/Legal Counsel
Appointments: Finance Committee, Chair of Public Properties, Special Legislation, President Pro-Tem, Audit Committee, Strategic Plan Advisory Committee, Alternate for Medina County Planning Commission
Contact Information: 327 Cardinal Drive Medina, Ohio 44256 Phone: 330-722-8402 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Council at Large
Biography: Paul has been a resident of Medina City since 1987. He and his wife, Joelle, have been married for over 40 years. They have 3 grown children. Paul’s professional career has taken him through Republic Steel, LTV Steel, and Andersen Consulting. Currently, he is a Service Delivery Manager for IBM.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, John Carroll University 1976 MBA, Cleveland State 1984
Other Experience: Member of the Storm Water Utility Commission, Member of the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Appointments: Finance Committee, Health, Safety and Sanitation Committee, Streets and Sidewalks Committee, Planning Commission, Emerging Technologies Committee (Chair), Special Legislation Committee, and Community Development Corp.
Contact Information: 345 Lakeview Dr. Medina, OH 44256 Phone: 330-723-3459 Email: email@example.com