Council Member Profiles
KEVIN CORCORAN:  Elected Council member At-Large. His term will expire December 31, 2021. Mr. Corcoran currently serves as the President of Council. During previous terms, Mr. Corcoran served as the Chairperson to the Safety Committee and was a member of the Administrative Committee and Streets, Sidewalks & Bridges Committee. He also served as Council Liaison to the Multi-Purpose Room Board of Trustees. Mr. Corcoran was very active in the Center Ridge Road Corridor Study Committee and the North Ridgeville Community Development Advisory Committee. Before election to City Council, Mr. Corcoran served as Chairman of the 2006 Charter Review Committee and served on the Tax Abatement Review Board. He is married to Lauren and has three children.
Email:  kcorcoran@nridgeville.org  Phone: (440) 225-8965 
Martin DeVries
MARTIN E. DEVRIES:  At -Large Council member.  His term will expire December 31, 2021.  Martin (age 46) is a longtime resident of North Ridgeville and is married to his wife, Stephanie, and they have three daughters. He is currently a Business Development Officer at First Federal Lakewood and has over twenty-three years of banking experience working with small business owners. He graduated from North Ridgeville High School in 1990 and attended Heidelberg University. In 2012, he was inducted into the North Ridgeville Alumni Hall of Fame. Martin is the Vice-President of the North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce and was recently awarded the Bright Star Award for Chamber member of the Year. He served on the Board of Zoning and Appeals for the City of North Ridgeville for the last four years as well as the North Ridgeville Charter Review Committee. He is on the Board of Directors for the following  organizations: West Side Business Network, West Side Synergy, North Ridgeville Rotary and Northern Ohio Easter Seals. He is proud to serve the community he calls home.  
Email: mdevries@nridgeville.org  Phone:  (440) 387-3895
Michelle Hung

MICHELLE HUNG: At-Large Council member.  Her term will expire December 31, 2021.  Mrs. Hung was appointed Chair to the Administrative Committee, a member of the Building and Lands Committee, Streets, Sidewalks and Bridges Committee, alternate liaison to the Planning Commission and Council liaison to the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.  Mrs. Hung is married to Jeff of fourteen years and has a nine year old daughter.  In her spare time, she enjoys baking and Dachshund rescue efforts.
Email:  mhung@nridgeville.org  Phone: (440) 781-8611

GREGG A. WESTOVER: Appointed to the unexpired Ward 1 term of Terrence Kennan; his term will expire December 31, 2019. Gregg was also appointed as Chairman to the Safety Committee, and serves as a member of the Utilities Committee and Administrative Committee. Prior to his appointments, Gregg retired as a Lieutenant and Medina Post Commander of the Ohio State Patrol where he was employed for 26 years. Prior to that he was a Deputy Sheriff for Licking County, Ohio, SWAT Team Member and Firearm’s Instructor in the Highway Patrol. He is a licensed Ohio Private Investigator and is still active in that role. Gregg was born and raised in Erie, PA. He attended Penn State University, received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Denison University and received his Master of Science Administration from Central Michigan University. He has resided in North Ridgeville since 2013 and has one son age 15. His hobbies are weight lifting, golf, scuba diving, boating, traveling and fishing. He is a member of the V.F.W.
Email: gwestover@nridgeville.org  Phone:  (440) 668-2587

DENNIS J. BOOSE:  Elected Ward 2 Council member. His term will expire December 31, 2019. Mr. Boose is serving his fifth consecutive term on Council and previously served as a Council member At-Large from October 1998 to December 1999. He currently serves as the Chairperson to the Utilities Committee and is a member of the Streets, Sidewalks and Bridges Committee and Finance Committee and Board of Drainage and Flood Control. He was also appointed to act as the Parks and Recreation Committee Liaison.  Mr. Boose previously served as Chair to the Finance Committee and Safety Committee and was a member of the Administrative, Streets, Sidewalks & Bridges, Finance and Safety Committees. He previously served on the Board of Drainage and Flood Control Board, Tax Abatement Review Board, Senior Citizens Advisory Board and was a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission and the City's Master Plan Committee. Mr. Boose is married to Lisa and has two children.  
Email: dboose@nridgeville.org  Phone: (440) 327-8528 
 
BRUCE F. ABENS: Elected Ward 3 Council member. His term will expire December 31, 2019.  Mr. Abens was Chairman on the Administrative Committee and the Council Liaison for the Parks and Recreation Commission.  He was recently appointed Chairman of the Building & Lands Committee, member of the Finance Committee and Safety Committee.  He is now a member of the Planning Commission and a member on the Tax Abatement Review Board. He recently retired from the modular construction industry from a locally based company, Sommer’s Mobile Leasing, Inc. He is a former Vice President for the Braemore Homeowners Association.  Mr. Abens was previously employed by the City of Cleveland Human Resource and Economic Development Department administering a federal jobs program.  Mr. Abens is also an active Boy Scout of America leader. He has been married for 45 years and has 3 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 6 grandchildren.  
Email: babens@nridgeville.org  Phone: (440) 316-7091
BOB CHAPEK: Elected Ward 4 Council member. His term will expire December 31, 2019.  He currently serves on the Administrative and Building and Lands Committee.  He is currently Chairman to the Streets, Sidewalks and Bridges Committee and is also a member of the Multi-Purpose Room Board of Trustees, Board of Drainage and Flood Control and Senior Citizens Advisory Board. Mr. Chapek previously served as Chairman to the Streets, Sidewalks and Bridges Committee, a member of the Building and Lands Committee, Board of Drainage and Flood Control and and Safety Committee.  
Email: rchapek@nridgeville.org  Phone: (440) 327-4156
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