Current Council Members

1st Ward, Robert Landon
Term expires 12/31/2019

Robert is a lifetime resident of Marion who is passionate about solving problems for our community. He is married with three children, and believes strongly in family values. He has an extensive background in management and finance. From a young age, Robert has held various leadership roles. In addition, he also serves on the Marion County Republican Central and Executive Committee, Treasurer for Marion County Chapter of Ohio NORML, and participates in various community outreach programs. Robert encourages you to contact him via phone, email, Facebook, or by personally visiting him. Together, we can overcome what lies ahead.

Robert currently serves on the following committees:

  • Finance
  • Public Utilities
  • Municipal Parks and Recreation
  • Legislation, Codes & Regulations - Chair
  • Information Systems - Chair

 


2nd Ward, Ayers Ratliff
Term expires 12/31/2019

411 Oak Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
740-223-0070 (Home)

e-mail:  ayersratliff@gmail.com

2015 marks a decade of service for 2nd Ward Councilman Ayers Ratliff, who is running unopposed in the November election.  Ayers and his wife Heidi will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary next month.  They have three children, Dusty, Del and Annie.  He is the Director of Racing Communications at Northfield Park, where he has worked since 2007.  Ayers is also a Tax Professional at H&R Block.  Ayers is a strong family man with deep roots in the second ward and is committed to the betterment of his ward and our entire City.

Ayers currently serves on the following committees:

  • Jobs & Economic Development
  • Information Services

 


3rd Ward, Jason Schaber
Term expires 12/31/2019

e-mail:  ward3@marionohio.org

Current Committees

  • Streets & Sewer - Chair
  • Municipal Parks and Recreation - Chair
  • Jobs & Economic Development - Chair
  • Air, Land, and Buildings

 


4th Ward, Debbie Blevins
Term expires 12/31/2019

Debbie Blevins
181 Superior
Marion, Ohio 43302
740-383-9894
e-mail: bdlblevins@aol.com
 
Please feel free to call, send a letter or e-mail your concerns.

Debbie currently serves on the following committees:

  • Legislation, Codes & Regulations
  • Zoning & Annexation

 


Leslie Cunningham

5th Ward, term espires 12/31/19

248 Cummins Ave
Marion, OH 43302
740-225-9068

email: lesliemarioncitycouncil@gmail.com

I was born and raised in Marion Ohio and currently work at the Marion County Recorders as the Customer Service Manager. I attend Dayspring Wesleyan Church with my family and am involved in volunteer opportunities. I also sit on the board of MPACT. I look forward to serving our great City. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Leslie currently sits on the following Committees:

  • Public Utilities - Chair
  • Zoning & Annexation - Chair
  • Regional Planning
  • Traffic Commission

 


Rick Huddle                                                              
6th Ward, Term expires 12/31/2019                                      

697 Uhler Rd.
Marion, OH 43302
740-225-9812
E-Mail:  hudzee@hotmail.com

Rick currently serves on the following committees and Commissions:

  • Finance - Chair
  • Streets & Sewers
  • Legislation, Codes & Regulations
  • Information Services
  • Airport, Lands, & Buildings - Chair

2 times voted for Republican of the Month,  7 years on the Marion County Republican Executive Committee. Master's degree from BGSU, instructor @ MTC, 30 years in Marion City Schools. Education Support - Rushmore Academy. Rick is happly married to Cheryl and has 4 boys and 3 grandchildren.

 


At Large, Beckie Gustin
Term expires 12/31/2019

623 Concord St
Marion, OH 43302
740-387-5442

e-mail: gusbus10@roadrunner.com

I was born and raised in Marion, Ohio. Attended the Ohio State University and graduated with a BS in education. I received a master’s degree in Teacher Effectiveness from Mount Saint Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. I have two daughters, Ashley and Page. I have been married for 38 years to Barry Gustin who is also from Marion. I attend Epworth Methodist Church and am very active in Junior Service Guild. I am a member of the Marion Education Foundation.

Beckie currently sits on the following Committees:

  • Regional Planning
  • Airport, Lands, & Buildings
  • Traffic Commission

 


At Large, Kevin Norris                                         
Term expires 12/31/2019

973 Colonial Ave
Marion OH 43302
740-360-1272

Email: norriscitycouncil@yahoo.com

Kevin and his wife Amanda are the 2nd generation owners of Norris Grocery and the owners of the Tailgate Bar and Grill. Kevin is a lifelong resident of Marion and a 1997 graduate of River Valley High School. Kevin is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and a member of the N.F.I.B.

Kevin currently sits on the following Committees:

  • Finance
  • Municipal Parks & Recreation
  • Zoning & Annexation
  • Jobs & Economic Development
  • Regional Planning - Chair
  • Traffic Commission - Chair

 


At Large, Josh Daniels
Term expires 12/31/2019

1093 Edison Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302
740-361-5271

email: commissionerdaniels@yahoo.com

Age- 44; Married to Danielle Daniels, and father of three children, Bo, Lyra, and Della.

Self-employed real estate investor and home builder; Josh served in the U.S. Navy from 1989-1995 as a petty officer Graduated from Elgin High School and Tri-Rivers Career Center 1989. Graduated from Marion Technical College in Real Estate in 1995; Graduated from The Ohio State University in 1999 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics & Finance.

Served as a member of the Marion County Board of Elections and as a Marion County Commissioner.

As Chairman of Marion City Council’s Legislative and Codes Committee, Josh Daniels has introduced and passed legislation that improves protection of children against sexual predators, strengthened protections against incomplete demolition projects, such as the former AHP Factory and repealed several outdated laws, as they were no longer needed.

Josh currently sits on the following Committees:

  • Finance
  • Streets & Sewers
  • Public Utilities

 


President of Council, Todd Schneider
Term expires 12/31/2019

 

 

 

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Vicki L. Thompson, Clerk of Council

740-387-4935 (work)

Linda Stzelecki, Clerk Pro Tempore

740-387-5865 (work)
740-361-3524 (cell)