Council Members

Council Member Randy Kozina Council  
Randy Kozina, Council President
Randy is a near lifetime resident of Northwood.  He graduated from Northwood High School, class of 1971.  Randy served in the Ohio Air National Guard and United States Coast Guard Reserve. He retired as a Toledo Police Officer, after serving 34 years for Department. Randy has also been a part of the Northwood Local Board of Education for 14 years and is currently serving his third term on Northwood City Council. 
 Council Member Dean Edwards
Dean Edwards, Council Member
Dean was born and raised in Northwood and graduated from Northwood High School.  He served in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years.  Dean has been a coach for all of his children and serves on the Northwood Recreation Board.  Before joining City Council he served as a volunteer Fire Fighter for the city for 10 years.  Dean has been married to his wife Kim for 21 years; together they have 4 children and 1 grandchild.
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Connie Hughes, Council Member
Connie is the Librarian at the NES building in the Northwood School District.  She has worked at in Northwood Schools for 25 years.  The first 22 years were at the Olney building as the playground aid and 3 years as the Librarian.  This is her 21st year on council and has served on every committee at one time or another.  In 2000 she was elected as the first woman President of Council and then again in 2010.  Connie has been married to her husband Jack for 40 years and has 2 children who graduated from Northwood Schools, Jason class of 1997 and Jennifer class of 1999. Connie also has 5 grandchildren, Micha, JJ, Joshua, Kennedy and Jaylee.
 Council Member Keith Dempsey
Keith Dempsey, Council Member
Keith A. Dempsey is an Emergency Response Supervisor with the Toledo Refining Company.  He is responsible for the response, command and mitigation of Fire and Security related emergencies.  He has been in the fire services since 1992, working in various parts of Toledo, as well as Georgia.  He holds an Associates Degree in Fire Science, along with numerous Fire, Safety, and EMS certifications. Keith was recently married and has 3 children Kayla, Leah and Dalton.
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Daniel Mikolajczyk, Council Member
Dan has been a resident of Northwood since 1999 and retired from the City of Toledo Streets, Bridges and Harbor Division after 31 years of service.  Dan shares his life with his significant other Sandra.  Dan was blessed with two daughters and three grandchildren. Sandra has three children who all graduated from Northwood Schools.  This is Dan's first term to Northwood City Council.
 Council Member Louis Fahrbach
Louis Fahrbach, Council Member
Louis has been a part of the Northwood Community his entire life, and is a proud alumni from the graduating class of 2010. In November of 2013, he was elected to City Council. Louis received his B.A. in 2014 in Operation Management with a minor in Finance from the University of Tiffin. Louis is a devoted New York Life Agent, helping families develop a sound financial strategy in the Greater Toledo area. 
 Council Member Jim Barton
Jim Barton, Council Member
Jim has lived in Northwood for the last 35 years.  He has served on City Council for 22 of those years and on the Northwood Board of Education for 4 years.  Jim recently retired from the food sales industry where he spent 47 years. He has been married to his wife Peggy for 44 years and they have 2 sons; Steve and Jeff, who also are graduates of Northwood High School.