Current Council Members

1st Ward

Kai Meade
Term expires 12/31/2021

1207 Bahama Dr.
Marion, OH 43302





2nd Ward

Ayers Ratliff
Term expires 12/31/2021

411 Oak St.
Marion, Ohio 43302

Ayers Ratliff has been serving the 2nd Ward on Marion City Council since 2006.  Ayers and his wife Heidi were married in 2005 and 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.

3rd Ward

Jason Schaber
Term expires 12/31/2021

359 Rosewood Dr.
Marion, OH 43302

Please feel free to call, send a letter or e-mail your concerns.


4th Ward

Joshua Feliciano
Term expires 12/31/2021

1207 Bahama Dr.
Marion, Ohio 43302






5th Ward

Leslie Cunningham

Term expires 12/31/21

248 Cummins Ave.
Marion, OH 43302

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.



6th Ward

Kathy Swanger                                                               
Term expires 12/31/2021                                    

1082 Wilshire Dr.
Marion, OH 43302







At Large

Mike Thomas
Term expires 12/31/2021

341 Pennsylvania Ave.

Marion, Ohio 43302








At Large

Michael Neff                                         

Term expires 12/31/2021

851 E. Center St.
Marion OH 43302




At Large

Josh Daniels
Term expires 12/31/2019

1093 Edison Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302

Josh is married to Danielle Daniels and is the father of three children, Bo, Lyra, and Della.

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

Josh has served as a member of the Marion County Board of Elections and as a Marion County Commissioner.

While serving as the 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.


President of Council

Todd Schneider

Term expires 12/31/2021                                                

920 Cambridge
Marion, OH 43302

Todd is a lifelong resident of Marion, Ohio. He attended Oakland Elementary, Edison Middle School and  graduated from Marion Harding High School in 1999.  He received his bachelor degree from Urbana University, where he also played College Football. He received his Masters from the University of Dayton.

He has been a Marion City Schools employee for the last 14 years serving as a Social Studies teacher, a Football and Wrestling coach, administrator and most recently an Assistant Principal at Marion Harding High School.

Beside serving as the President of the Marion City Council, Todd is also the President of the Marion Young Professionals and also serves on the board of the Marion County Youth Foundation and is the 

Todd resides in the City of Marion with his wife Leslie, a Marion City School Board member, and his two elementary school aged daughters.


Clerk of Council

Tarina R. Rose


Term expires 12/31/2021


740-387-4935 (work)