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MEMBER PROFILES
Council Member Thomas Vanover - Council President

Council Member Thomas Vanover

District 4 Council-Member
11982 Tavel Ct.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 671-7034
Email: thomvanover@yahoo.com
Term Expires: November 30, 2017

Council Member Thomas Vanover and his wife have been Springdale residents since 1982. Council member Vanover was first elected to Springdale City Council in November 1993. Prior to serving on City Council, Mr. Vanover served on several Boards and Commissions of the City. During his tenure of serving on City Council, Mr. Vanover has represented City Council for several years on the Springdale Planning Commission and has given his time and dedication to practically every committee of City Council including Public Utilities, Capital Improvements, Public Works, Rules and Laws and the list goes on. Not only has Mr. Vanover served on these committees, but in several instances has served as Chair.

Council Member Vanover has been a self-employed Electrical Contractor for over twenty (20) years and has a B.A. degree from the University of Cincinnati. He has been married for well-over 34 years to his lovely wife, Donna and they have raised their two children, Chris and Leslie, in the Princeton City School District.


Council Member Lawrence Hawkins III 

Council Member Lawrence Hawkins III

Council-Member-At-Large
340 Glensford Ct.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 300-4607
Email: lawhawk3@fuse.net
Term Expires: November 30, 2019

Council Member Lawrence Hawkins III has been a Springdale resident since 1980. He was elected in 2009 to represent the residents of District 1 and is now serving as Council-Member-At-Large. During his first term, Council Member Hawkins represented City Council on the City’s Board of Zoning Appeals and served on a number of City Council Committees (Rules and Laws, Public Relations, Finance). Prior to being elected to Council, Mr. Hawkins served six (6) years on the City’s Planning Commission.

Council Member Hawkins is a practicing attorney in the Greater Cincinnati Area. He earned his B.A. degree in Political Science from Wittenberg University and his J.D. (Juris Doctorate) degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mr. Hawkins is a true product of the Princeton City School District having matriculated through the system beginning with Springdale Elementary, then on to Princeton Junior High School and culminating with his graduation from Princeton High School.

Council Member Hawkins and his wife Nicky are the proud parents of two children. Mr. Hawkins delights in the fact that he is able to serve the community where he was raised and provide similar opportunities for his children to enjoy.

Council Member Marjorie Harlow
Council Member Marjorie Harlow

District 3 Council-Member
259 Harter Ave.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 671-6916
Email: mharlow@springdale.org
Term Expires: November 30, 2017

Council Member Marjorie Harlow has been a Springdale resident since 1971. She has represented the residents of District 3 since 1998. In 2008, Mrs. Harlow served as President of Council.  Mrs. Harlow has represented City Council on several of the City’s Boards and Commissions such as the Tax Review Board and the Board of Zoning Appeals. In addition, Mrs. Harlow served on City Council’s Finance Committee as well as Council’s representative to the Board of Health. A recent retiree from the University of Cincinnati, Mrs. Harlow has worked over 27 years in various administrative positions. In her most recent position she served as a coordinator for the Early Childhood Learning Community working closely with the Federal Head Start Administration in Washington, DC.

While attending the University of Cincinnati, Mrs. Harlow studied Business Management with a concentration on Administration and Accounting.

While raising three children (Joe, Kenneth and Marilee Pollitt), Mrs. Harlow dedicated much of her time to volunteering for scouting programs, school activities and events, and her children’s sporting activities. These days, Mrs. Harlow enjoys spending quality time with her husband, Joe, and her two grandsons. As a graduate of the Springdale Police Citizen Academy, Mrs. Harlow now spends time volunteering at the Springdale Police Department.

 Council Member Bob Diehl
Council Member Bob Diehl

District 1 Council-Member
874 Clearfield Ln.
Springdale, OH 45240
Phone: 851-6560
Email: bdiehl@springdale.org
Term Expires: November 30, 2017

Council Member Bob Diehl has been a resident of Springdale since 1984. He and his wife, Joanne, have raised four daughters, of which all attended Princeton High School. Bob was first elected to Council as a Council Member-At-Large in 2007. He served in that capacity until being appointed by City Council to fill the vacant District 1 Council Member seat in September 2015. While on Council, Bob has served as Council’s representative on the Springdale Board of Zoning Appeals, the Tax Review Board, Planning Commission, and as Chair of the Council’s Finance Committee. Bob has been very active within the Springdale community for many years. He has coached youth sports, served as a member of the local PTA, and served as Treasurer of the Springdale Youth Boosters. Bob is the President of Micro Star, an information technology service company, which provides services to the healthcare marketplace.

 

 

 

 

 


Council Member Dan Shroyer
Council Member Dan Shroyer

Council-Member-At-Large
249 Ruskin Dr.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 581-6300
Email: Chiefshroyer@gmail.com

Term Expires: November 30, 2019

Council Member Dan Shroyer has been a resident of Springdale since 1966. Elected in 2015, Mr. Shroyer is in his first term serving as a member of Springdale City Council.

Prior to being elected to City Council, Mr. Shroyer spent over thirty-five years in service with the Springdale Fire Department. He held numerous increasingly responsible positions within the department, ultimately being appointed as Fire Chief in 2002. Dan served in the Fire Chief capacity until his retirement in 2012. During those many years of service, Mr. Shroyer attended the Ohio Fire Academy, the National Fire Academy, and the University of Maryland Staff and Command Program. To this day, he is a certified fire instructor and currently teaches various levels of fire training through the Great Oaks Vocational School System. 

Council Member Shroyer and his wife of thirty-nine years, Rhonda, are both graduates of the Princeton City School District. They raised their two sons in Springdale, both who are also Princeton School District graduates.



Council Member Carolyn Ghantous
Council Member Carolyn Ghantous

Council-Member-At-Large
11806 Neuss Ave.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 328-4046
Email: cghantous@comey.com
Term Expires: November 30, 2019

Council Member Carolyn Ghantous, originally from Huntington, West Virginia, moved to Springdale in 1993. Elected in 2015, Mrs. Ghantous is in her first term as a member of Springdale City Council

Prior to being elected to Council, Mrs. Ghantous was appointed to serve on the Springdale Planning Commission in December 2007. Until her election to City Council, Mrs. Ghantous had given a total of eight years of her time and energy to the Planning Commission. In 2011, Mrs. Ghantous was elected by her peers of the Planning Commission to serve as their liaison on the Springdale Board of Zoning Appeals where she served for four years.

In addition to her service to the City of Springdale organization, Mrs. Ghantous also finds time to give back to other endeavors throughout the community. Carolyn regularly works to assist the Tri¬-County S.O.U.L. Ministries, Springdale Offering Support (SOS), the Springdale Garden Club, and the Springdale Elementary P.T.A.

When Carolyn is not serving the community, she successfully works as a Realtor. This comes after working in the retail management industry for at least twenty-five years. Carolyn’s husband Nick and daughter Jamie (Flowers) are both Princeton City School District graduates, and their paths are being followed by both of Carolyn’s granddaughters who are also attending Princeton.


Council Member Holly McQuillan-Emerson
Council Member Holly McQuillan-Emerson

District 2 Council-Member
696 Allen Ave.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 742-2418
Email: hemerson@fuse.net
Term Expires: November 30, 2017

Council Member Holly McQuillan-Emerson has been a Springdale resident since 1990. Elected in 2009, she is currently serving her first term on City Council representing the residents of Council District 2. During this time, Council Member McQuillan-Emerson has served on City Council’s Rules and Laws Committee, Public Utilities Committee, and Finance Committee. Prior to joining City Council, Mrs. McQuillan-Emerson was appointed to the Springdale Parks and Recreation Commission.

Council Member McQuillan-Emerson is employed by Tri Health and is presently working at Bethesda North Hospital as a Charge Nurse. In an effort to preserve her skills, knowledge, and commitment to the nursing profession, Council Member McQuillan-Emerson remains a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses. She studied nursing at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and is a 1981 graduate of Lakota High School.

Council Member McQuillan-Emerson and her husband of twenty-three years, Bob Emerson, are the proud parents of two boys. Their oldest son attends Princeton High School and the youngest attends Princeton Middle School. The family attends Springdale Nazarene Church and has always found ways to make substantial contributions to the Springdale community. For many years, Council Member McQuillan-Emerson has been very involved in Springdale youth programs. She has served nine years as a SAY soccer coach and several others as a member of the Springdale Youth Boosters. Mr. Emerson served on the City’s Board of Zoning Appeals from 2004 until 2011. Most recently, the Emerson family (parents and boys alike) volunteered their time and efforts to help clean the City’s Beaver Run stream located in Chamberlain Park. In addition, they regularly volunteer to assist with the Springdale Junior Olympics and on an annual basis, the family participates in the “Pasta for Pennies” event, the “5K Run/Walk 4A Cause” fundraiser, and the “American Cancer Relay for Life” event. The later three programs benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other cancer-fighting organizations.