Mark Cizl, Council at Large

Sheffield Lake resident: 67 years

Elected to Council: appointed 2013; elected 2015, reelected 2019

Committee assignments: Chair, Finance Committee; member, Ordinance, Building-Lands, Roads and Drains Committees

Community activities: Director Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District Video Club/Cardinal TV.

Additional: 2013 Brookside Athletic Hall of Fame, 2010 Lorain Bowling Association Hall of Fame

Education: graduate, Brookside HS; Bachelor of Music Education, Dana School of Music/ Youngstown State University; Masters Education-Curriculum/Instruction, Cleveland State University

Employment: retired, formerly teacher Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District, 36 years


Rosa Gee, Council at Large

Sheffield Lake resident: Sheffield Lake native, returned in 1996

Elected to Council: Elected 2015, re-elected 2019

Committee assignments: Safety Committee, council rep to Planning Commission, Joyce Hanks Community Center Advisory Board

Community Activities: Monday Morning Senior Coffee, Life member VFW 8686 Auxilliary, Life member DAV Auxiliary, Lorain County Veterans Serives Commission emergency asistance committee; member UAW Local 2000

Education: attended college

Employment: retired


Phone: (440) 949-4883

Steve Kovach, Council at Large

Sheffield Lake resident: 48 years

Elected to Council: elected 2003, reelected 2007, 2011, 2015, 2019

Committee assignments: Council ProTem, Roads and Drains and Council representative to Park Board

Community activities: President, Community Civic Council of Sheffield Lake; member and parish council member, St Thomas Parish.

Education: graduate Rocky River HS

Employment: retired, former Automotive Technician John Lance/Autonation Ford 46 years


Phone: (440) 949-8346

Leanna Stark, Ward 1 Councilperson

Sheffield Lake resident: 17 years

Elected to Council: appointed 2010; elected 2011, reelected 2015 and 2019

Committee assignments: Chair, Safety Committee; Member, Roads and Drains Committee; Member, Finance Committee.

Community Activities: Election Board volunteer poll worker; volunteer to many political campaigns

Education: B.A. Political Science/Pre-Law, Eastern University,Philadelphia PA; Specialized A.L.A Legal Assistant Civil Law, Mountain State University, Parkersburg WV.

Employment: Personal Banker, Supervisor, Dollar Bank


Phone: (440) 949-1664

Cindy Petrucci, Ward 2 Councilperson

Sheffield Lake resident:

Elected to Council: Appointed 2024

Committee assignments:




Phone: 440-225-5048

Bill Wtulich, Jr., Ward 3 Councilperson

Sheffield Lake resident: lifelong

Elected to Council: Elected 2013; reelected 2017

Committee assignments: Chair, Roads, Drains, Sewer and Refuse; Chair, Buildings, Lands, Vehicles and Equipment; Member, Ordinance committee.

Community Activities: Member, Lorain County Democratic Party Central Committee; Member, St. Thomas Parish; former volunteer Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Youth Baseball Assn., former volunteer Civic Pride Committee.

Education: graduate Brookside HS, attended college

Employment: Process Technician, Mcgean Chemical, 2006-present

Former President, Secretary Treasurer, Vice President and Chief Negotiator International Chemical Workers Union Council/Local 838C.

Phone: (440) 308-0886

Romolo DeBottis, Ward 4 Councilperson

Sheffield Lake resident:

Elected to Council: Elected 2023

Committee Assignments: Council Representative to Zoning; Member, Roads, Drains, Sewer, and Refuse; Member, Ordinance Committee




Phone: (440) 941-3188