City Council Members

Members

DonaldBoerger.WEBDonald Boerger, Ward 4 Representative and President of Council

Served on Council since: 2020

Email: dboerger@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

"I love Uptown Marysville because saving old buildings and neighborhoods is an enormously effective way to provide continuity in the places where we live. I currently live in Marysville’s Uptown Historical District in my great-grandmothers historic home. As a member of the old neighborhood I believe it is my responsibility to preserve the integrity of our heritage, architecture, and values, as Marysville has over 200 years of history which must be protected. Marysville is one of the fastest growing cities in central Ohio. I know the importance of protecting the quality of life Marysville City residents now enjoy. It is my privilege to provide a voice for the small business owners, schools and residents of Ward Four.”

President Boerger currently serves on Marysville City Council and was elected for the first time in 2019. Prior to his service on Council, he served on boards and commissions for Union County and the City of Marysville for over eight years. Council Member Boerger has a degree in City Planning from The Ohio State University. He researches and assists local leaders in zoning changes, land use planning, and master plans. He is aware of the various facets that are connected with city planning, such as Community Identity, Historic Preservation, Social Justice through Community Development, Arts and Entertainment, Planning, and Sustainability. Council Member Boerger believes we must create cities which welcome all. Council Member Boerger focuses on public spaces. He believes public servants must put others before themselves. He is convinced government needs individuals with dedication, motivation, and vision. He is proud to serve the residents of Marysville.

HenkBerbee.WEBHenk Berbee, At Large Representative and Vice President of Council

Served on Council since: 2010

Email: hberbee@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

Vice-President Henk Berbee is serving his 4th term on the Marysville, Ohio Council. His service to the City began in January 2010. He currently serves as Vice-President of Council and is a member of the Finance Committee. Council Member Berbee served as President in 2020 and 2023. He also served as the Chairman of the Finance Committee for nine years. He remains active with the Memorial Hospital Foundation. Additionally, he was awarded the Leadership Award by the Union County Chamber of Commerce. 

Council Member Berbee has resided in Marysville since 1982. He has degrees in Accounting and Horticulture. He is retired from his family business, Leo Berbee Bulb Co., and Dutch Mill Greenhouses. Council Member Berbee was married to his late wife, Marianne for 47 years. They have two children, a daughter, Marjolein, and a son Bob, as well as three grandchildren, Marra, Magnolia, and Leo. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, sudoku puzzles and history.

Council Member Berbee's Goals for Marysville include:

  • Great Public Service for Citizens
  • Excellent Safety Services
  • Maintain and Improve Infrastructure
  • Sound Fiscal Policy
  • Maintain and Expand Quality of Life Opportunities

MarkReams.WEBMark Reams, At Large Representative

Served on Council since: 1998 

Email: mreams@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

JRRausch.WEBJ.R. Rausch, At Large Representative

Served on Council since: 2012

Email: jrrausch@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

StevenWolfe.WEBSteven Wolfe, Ward 1 Representative

Served on Council since: 2024

Email: swolfe@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-280-6868 

Council Member Wolfe is serving his first term on Marysville City Council representing the citizens of Ward 1 from 2024-2027. He also serves on the Public Safety/Service Committee and the Parks and Recreation Commission.

As a life-long resident of Marysville, this City holds a special place in his heart. Born in Marysville in 1999, he has lived in Marysville ever since. Following graduation from Marysville High School in 2017, he attended Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, playing football from 2017-2021. He graduated with a degree in Political Science and a minor in History. 

Currently, Council Member Wolfe works as a legislative aide at the Ohio House of Representatives for a member from Montgomery County. Over the next four years, he looks to increase communication and openness between City Council and members of the community, prioritize the City’s infrastructure so Marysville's growth can be properly managed and work to increase the recreation and activities made available to Marysville’s citizens. 

Outside of work at the Statehouse and on City Council, he attends Rock Church of Marysville. He and his family are Cincinnati Bengals season ticket holders and love attending games their games in the fall along with Reds games in the Spring/Summer.

Council Member Wolfe looks forward to representing the citizens of Ward 1 for the next four years. If citizens have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact him.

ZachBordner.WEBZack Bordner, Ward 2 Representative

Served on Council since: 2024

Email: zbordner@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

Council Member Zachary (Zack) Bordner is serving his 1st term on the Marysville, Ohio Council representing the Community’s 2nd Ward commencing January 1, 2024. In addition to City Council responsibilities, Council Member Bordner is a member of the Finance Committee. He has a Degree in Business Administration and works in the private sector as a Global Procurement Manager. 

Family: Council Member Bordner is husband to Staci and father to Camden (8) and Owen (6). Council Member Bordner and his wife Staci are originally from Wapakoneta, OH and moved to Marysville from Indianapolis, IN in early 2016 to be closer to family while raising their children. The Bordner’s chose to settle in Marysville due to its small-town charm, family-oriented community, and excellent academic programs.

Hobbies: In his free time, Council Member Bordner enjoys camping with his family and golfing. 

Council Member Bordner’s Goals for Marysville include:

  • Responsible Growth and Development
  • Sound Fiscal Planning
  • Transparency in Public Service

ScottHunter.WEBScott Hunter, Ward 3 Representative

Served on Council since: 2024

Email: shunter@marysvilleohio.org Phone: 937-645-7356

Councilman Hunter is serving his first term on City Council that began on January 1, 2024. Prior to City Council, he served on the Planning Commission from 2022 – 2023. In addition to his role on Council, her serves on the Public Safety/Service Committee. Councilman Hunter first moved to Marysville in 2006 and now, with his wife and three children, lives on the west side of the City. He is a 1999 graduate of Fairless High School in Stark County, Ohio. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2005, and in 2014, he received a Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State Fisher College of Business. He also received a Certificate in Business Law from Cornell University in 2023. 

Councilman Hunter served in the Ohio Air National Guard at the 179th Airlift Wing from 1999 – 2005 as an aircraft mechanic and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004. Since 2006, he has worked at major Automotive Manufacturer in Marysville in the field of quality engineering and business management and has inventorship on three patents relating to automotive technology.

As a member of the Marysville City Council, Councilman Hunter aims to be diligent in his representation of the City and Ward 3 residents. He is an advocate for decision-making which considers long-term effects and seeks to make an impact in accordance with the City’s Vision Statement, “Marysville, Ohio - the safe, friendly hometown where families and opportunity grow together. We are committed to community pride, healthy families, well-planned neighborhoods and a vibrant economy.”

Scott has a deep appreciation for his neighbors and the surrounding community. He enjoys volunteering regularly at his church, is a member of the American Legion Post 79, is a volunteer at Buckeye Boy’s State, is devoted to continued learning, and enjoys spending time with his children and family.