Cleveland Heights has new council member | News
Janine Boyd was appointed to fill the vacant Cleveland Heights City Council seat vacated by the resignation of Phyllis Evans.
Boyd, 40, is director of government affairs and public policy for Guidestone Ohio.
“In my role as an advocate, I work to effect positive change in terms of policy at the local, state and federal levels, which will improve and expand services and programs that support children, families and communities,” she said.
Mayor Ed Kelley stated, “There were so many good applicants for the position and Cleveland Heights is fortunate to have residents who want to serve. Janine Boyd will be a strong addition to Council with her background in advocacy for communities and her long-time commitment to our city.”
Boyd has a bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College and a master's degree from Michigan State University.
There were 21 applicants for the Council position with four residents interviewed by council. Boyd will need to run in the November 2013 election to fill out the reminder of the unexpired term.