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Ferndale Mayors and Council Members

1st Village Commission
1918-1919
Lovell G. Turnbull, President
Gordon Damon*, Harold Leever, George Hall, George Hendershot, Ray Walters
*Resigned, filled by Ray Walters

2nd Village Commission
1919-1921
Fred E. Gordon, President
William Bellaire*, William McClay, Elbert Chase, George Hall, Ray Walters
*Resigned, filled by William McClay

3rd Village Commission
1921-1922
Lorenzo O. Berry, President
Raymond W. Donahue, Ward D. Richmond, John H. Jacobus, Elizabeth Smith

4th Village Commission
1922-1923
L.O. Berry, President
R. W. Donahue, Eli Inman, William Fullford, George Randall

5th Village Commission
1924-1926
C. N. Smith, President*
Hugh Booth, W.J. Rodgers, DeWitt Green, Eli Inman,
*Resign, filled by P.J. Watson

6th Village Commission
1926-1927
Robert E. Lewis, President
R.W. Donahue, Guy Stark, Eli Inman, Thomas Kemp*
*Death, filled by Roy Tilden

Ferndale is incorporated as a city in 1927 – President now known as Mayor

1st City Commission
1927-1929
Guy Stark, Mayor
R.W. Donahue, Reginald Shepherd, Eli Inman, Roy Tilden, Robert E. Lewis, Herman Zehnder

2nd City Commission
1929-1931
John Anders, Mayor
Ray Dickson, Ralph M. Lutz, R.W. Donahue, Guy Stark, George N. Higgins, Roy Tilden

3rd City Commission
1931-1933
Ray Dickson, Mayor
John Anders, Gordon McKissen, John Irwin, Roy Tilden

4th City Commission
1933-1935
Theodore L. Degenhardt, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, John Irwin, Harvey H. Horn, Gordon McKissen

5th City Commission
1935-1937
Theodore L. Degenhardt, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, Roy Tilden, Harvey H. Horn, Harold Wilcox

6th City Commission
1937-1939
Theodore L. Degenhardt, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, Roy Tilden, Jules A. Boles, Harold Wilcox

7th City Commission
1939-1941
Theodore L. Degenhardt, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, George J. Kline, Jules A. Boles, Harold Wilcox

8th City Commission
1941-1943
Carl W. Forsythe, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, George J. Kline, Arthur J. Capstraw, Harold Wilcox

9th City Commission
1943-1945
Carl W. Forsythe, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, George J. Kline, Arthur J. Capstraw, Hugh R. Liddicoat

10th City Commission
1945-1947
Carl W. Forsythe, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, George J. Kline, Arthur J. Capstraw, Hugh R. Liddicoat

11th City Commission
1947-1949
Carl W. Forsythe, Mayor
Arthur F. Bartlett, Sidney G. Hill, Arthur J. Capstraw, Bruce D. Garbutt, Murray.A. Scott

12th City Commission
1949-1951
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Arthur J. Capstraw, Sidney G. Hill, Harry E. Crawford, Murray A. Scott

13th City Commission
1951-1953
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
William R. Beasley, Sidney G. Hill, Arthur J. Capstraw,
William J. O’Donnell, Harry E. Crawford, Murray A. Scott

14th City Commission
1953-1955
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
W.B. Edwards, Matha H. McKay, Sidney G. Hill, William J. O’Donnell

15th City Commission
1955-1957
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
W.B. Edwards, Donald L. Jennings, Sidney G. Hill, William J. O’Donnell

16th City Commission
1957-1959
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Sidney G. Hill, William J. O’Donnell, Donald L. Jennings, Thomas H. O’Donoghue

17th City Commission
1959-1961
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
D. L. Jennings, H.A. Schiffer, W. J. O’Donnell, Thomas H. O’Donoghue, G. K. Vickers

18th City Commission
1961-1963
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
C.A. Eldridge, T.H. O’Donoghue, C.G. Lilly, W.J. O’Donnell, H.A. Schiffer

19th City Commission
1963-1965
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Clifton A. Eldridge, Thomas H. O’Donoghue, William J. O’Donnell, Henry A. Schiffer

20th City Commission
1965-1967
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Clifton A. Eldridge, Thomas H. O’Donoghue, William J. O’Donnell, Henry A. Schiffer

21st City Commission
1967-1969
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Lydia M. Dalton, T.H. O’Donoghue, C.A. Eldridge, W.J. O’Donnell, H.A. Schiffer

22nd City Commission
1969-1971
Bruce D. Garbutt, Mayor
Clifton A. Eldridge, Robert J. Paczkowski, Frank T. Luxon, Henry A. Schiffer

23rd City Commission
1971-1973
Henry A. Schiffer, Mayor
James B. Avery, Frank T. Luxon, George S. Greib, Robert J. Paczkowski

24th City Commission
1973-1975
Robert J. Paczkowski, Mayor
James B. Avery, Frank T. Luxon, George S. Greib, Helen M Weber

25th City Commission
1975-1977
Robert J. Paczkowski, Mayor
James B. Avery, Dorothy M. Webb, Frank T. Luxon, Helen M. Weber

26th City Council
1977-1979
Robert J. Paczkowski, Mayor
James B. Avery, Robert J. Waldick, Brad Dalton, Dorothy M. Webb

27th City Council
1979-1981
Bernie Lennon, Mayor
Brad Dalton, Phillip L. Poole, Oscar R. Lindsay, Robert J. Waldick

28th City Council
1982-1984
Bernie Lennon, Mayor
Edward H. Calnen, Phillip L. Poole, Bruce D. Garbutt, Donald J. Saunders, Jr.
Oscar R. Lindsay, Robert J. Waldick

29th City Council
1984-1986
James B. Avery, Mayor
Albert G. Gertley, Phillip L. Poole, Oscar R. Lindsay, Donald J. Saunders, Jr.

30th City Council
1986-1988
Albert G. Gertley, Mayor
Oscar R. Lindsay, Donald J. Saunders, Jr., Phillip L. Poole, Robert J. Waldick

31st City Council
1988-1990
Albert G. Gertley, Mayor
Oscar R. Lindsay, Donald J. Saunders, Jr., Phillip L. Poole, Robert J. Waldick, Bernie Lennon

32nd City Council
1990-1992
Albert G. Gertley, Mayor
Deborah J. Lucas, Phillip L. Poole, Pamela S. McCullough, Robert J. Waldick

33rd City Council
1992-1994
Robert McGee, Mayor
Charles G. Geodert, Pamela S. McCullough, Deborah J. Lucas,
Patrick T. Sullivan, Phillip L. Poole

34th City Council
1994-1996
Pamela S. McCullough, Mayor
Charles G. Geodert, Phillip L. Poole, Dennis G. Emmi,
Patrick T. Sullivan, Robert J. Paczkowski

35th City Council
1996-1998
Charles G. Goedert, Mayor
Dennis G. Emmi, Phillip L. Poole, Robert J. Paczkowski, Robert G. Porter

36th City Council
1998-2000
Charles G. Goedert, Mayor
Geraldine O. Kulick, Jonathan M. Warshay, Robert J. Paczkowski, Robert G. Porter

37th City Council
2000-2002
Charles G. Goedert, Mayor
Craig Covey, Robert G. Porter, Gerry Kulick*, Jonathan M. Warshay
*Death, filled by Helen Marie Weber

38th City Council
2002-2004
Robert G. Porter, Mayor
Craig Covey, David A. Lennon*, T. Scott Galloway, Helen Marie Weber
*Death, filled by Joseph Trice

39th City Council
2004-2006
Robert G. Porter, Mayor
Craig Covey, Michael B. Lennon, T. Scott Galloway, Helen Marie Weber

40th City Council
2006-2008
Robert G. Porter, Mayor
Craig Covey, Tomiko Gumbleton, T. Scott Galloway, Michael B. Lennon

41st City Council
2008-2010
Craig Covey, Mayor
Tomiko Gumbleton, T. Scott Galloway, Michael B. Lennon, Kate Baker

42nd City Council
2010-2012
Craig Covey, Mayor*, David Coulter, Mayor
Melanie Piana, T. Scott Galloway, Michael B. Lennon, Kate Baker
*Resigned, filled by David Coulter

43rd City Council
2012-2014
David Coulter, Mayor
Melanie Piana, T. Scott Galloway, Michael B. Lennon, Dan Martin

44th City Council
2014-2016
David Coulter, Mayor
Melanie Piana, Greg Pawlica, Michael B. Lennon, Dan Martin

45th City Council
2016-2018
David Coulter, Mayor
Melanie Piana, Greg Pawlica, Raylon Leaks-May, Dan Martin

 

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