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. Louis served as Northwood City Council President in 2020.
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 has served on the Northwood Recreation Board. Before joining City Council her served as a volunteer Firefighter for the City for 10 years. Dean has been married to his wife, Kim, for 21 years; together they have four children and one grandchild. Dean served as Northwood City Council President in 2019.
Mark A. Stoner, Council Member
Mark has been a resident for more than 60 years, graduating from Northwood High School class of 1974. He graduated from The University of Toledo in 1978 with a B.A. in Biology. He went on to graduate from The University of Toledo/St. Charles Hospital School of Medical Technology in 1979 with a B.S. in Medical Technology. He served for almost seven (7) years as a City Councilmen for the City of Northwood, then as the Mayor for the City of Northwood for sixteen (16) years. He retired after more than thirty (30) years at Chrysler Jeep. Mark has been married to his wife Ellen for almost 13 years. They have five (5) children and nine (9) grandchildren between them.
Patrick Huntermark, Council Member
Patrick is a resident of Northwood and the Site Superintendent for Hoover Wells Industrial Flooring. He was voted into Northwood City Council in the November 2017 election and was endorsed by NWO Building Trades, Local 886 Cement Mason and Knights of Columbus. Patrick is a Waite Graduate, also having attended Cardinal Stritch and is a Gulf War Veteran.
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 fourth term on Northwood City Council. Randy is currently serving as the 2021 Council President.
Jim Barton, Council Member
Jim has lived in Northwood for the last 40+ years. He has served on City Council for 25 1/2 of those years and on the Northwood Board of Education for 4 years. Jim is retired from the food sales industry where he spent 47 years. He has been married to his wife Peggy for 48 years and they have 2 sons; Steve and Jeff, who also are graduates of Northwood High School.
MICHAEL MELNYK, COUNCIL MEMBER
Michael Melnyk. Michael has been a resident of Northwood for most of his life. He was a graduate of Northwood High School and later raised three children who were also graduates of NHS. Michael has spent many years serving our community. He was a volunteer firefighter for 4 years, member of the Northwood Local Board of Education and served a short term on the City’s Planning Commission before being appointed to Council in October 2020EMAIL: Mmelnyk@ci.northwood.oh.us