Chair Mike Heyeck

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Mike Heyeck, Chair

Westerville resident since: 1980

Council member since: 1993

Council activities: Chairman Heyeck represents City Council to the Fire Advisory Committee and Finance/Audit Committee. Past activities include: Council Chairman 2001-2003 & 2009-2013; Mayor 2003-2005. He has served Westerville on several boards and commissions since 1986.

Education: B.S. and M.S., Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology; M.B.A., University of Dayton; Graduate, The Executive Program at Darden, University of Virginia.

Occupation: Senior Vice President, Transmission, American Electric Power (retired 2013); currently Independent Electric Utility Consultant.

Family: wife Fernanda, daughter Laura, sons Rick (& his wife Melissa), and Jim (& his wife Beth with grandson Logan).

Other Community Service: COTA Board, Westerville Industry & Commerce Corporation, Westerville Parks Foundation, Westerville Planning Commission, Westerville representative to Otterbein's Innovation Center (The Point), Westerville Traffic Commission, Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau, Westerville Cable Telecommunications Commission, Westerville Recreation Advisory Board, and Westerville-Blendon Fire Advisory Committee.

Most memorable City Council accomplishment(s): Westerville roadway system development, business growth to reduce residents' tax burden, implementation of the five-year financial planning process, improved EMS/Fire response times and supporting our Troops as Mayor.

Favorite thing about Westerville: The family-friendly City within a Park approach we have provided for our citizens. I will see you all in Uptown or in one of our many Parks!

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