Board of Trustees

A nine-member Board of Trustees oversees the District, with each trustee serving a three-year term.  Three of the trustees are appointed by the Wood County Commissioners, three others are selected by the township members of the District, and the final three are chosen by the municipal members of the District. Township and municipal membership in the District is shown on our membership map.  Board meetings (open to the public) are held at 7:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.  The agendas and minutes for each meeting are posted on our website (click here).  Current members of the Board of Trustees are listed below.  

Mark Sheffer (click here to email)
Chairman
Municipal Appointment

Mr. Sheffer lives in Weston and is a life-long resident of Wood County.  His current term expires in December 2018.  He is employed at Huntington Auto Finance, and he has 36 years in the auto business.  He previously taught at Elmwood High School, and he formerly served on Weston Village Council for over sixteen years. 

 

J. Douglas Miller, P.E.  (Click here to email)

Vice-Chairman
Commissioner Appointment

Mr. Miller resides in Perrysburg Township.  His current term expires in December 2018.   He is a partner in the law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP in Toledo in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Miller is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio and spent over ten years working as an engineer with experience in chemical process engineering, piping, tank design, water treatment, and environmental engineering.  He is also President of the Wood County Economic Development Commission.

 

John A. Cheney (click here to email) 

Secretary
Commissioner Appointment

Mr. Cheney resides in Henry Township.  A founding member of the District's Board, he has served on the Board of Trustees since July of 1992.  He has previously served as Board Chairman, and his current term expires in December of 2019.  

 

Steve Arnold (click here to email)
Member
Township Appointment
Mr. Arnold resides in Bloom Township.  He started at the District when he filled the term left by retired member, Bill Davis in 2014.  His current term expires in December 2018.  Steve has spent his entire career in banking and finances, working for MidAm Bank for ten years and opening up an Edward Jones Investment office in 1996.

 

Melinda Kale (click here to email)

Member
Township Appointment

Ms. Kale resides in Liberty Township.  Her current term expires in December of 2020.  

Rob Armstrong (click here to email) 

Member
Township Appointment

Rob has lived in Perrysburg and Lake Townships for the past 38 years.  His current term expires December, 2019.  he is the President of Benett Enterprises a hospitality company operating hotels and restaurants in Northwest Ohio including Frisch's Big Boy and Ralphie restaurants as well as the French Quarter.  Rob served one term on the Lake Local School Board and also served briefly as a Perrysburg Township Trustee on an interim basis. 

William J. Hirzel (click here to email) 

Member
Commissioner Appointment

Mr. Hirzel resides in Lake Township.  His current term expires in December of 2020.  Mr. Hirzel is Treasurer of Hirzel Canning Company.  

Leonard Michaels (Click here to email)
Member
Municipal Appointment

Mr. Michaels resides in the City of Rossford.  His current term expires in December of 2019.  Mr. Michaels is a licensed professional engineer in Ohio and Michigan, and is also a former councilman for the City of Rossford.

Bill Verbosky (Click here to email)
Member
Municipal Appointment

Mr. Verbosky resides in the City of Rossford.  His current term expires in December 2020.  Mr. Verbosky is a retired banker and currently a small business owner in Rossford.  He was mayor and a member of Rossford's city council for many years.