Hello Citizens of Wauseon, Ohio, my name is Shane Chamberlin and I was re-elected to City Council on 11-8-11 and began serving my third term as a member of City Council on January 1, 2016. I would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all those who turned out to vote and supported my successful attempt at re-election. My present term will expire on 12-31-19. I learned a lot during my first term and I am excited to apply what I learned during the next four years. My current committee assignments include Safety and Code (Member), Utilities (Chairperson), and Streets (Chairperson) and Personnel (member).
As for a little background, I was born in 1976 in Wauseon, Ohio. I was raised in Delta, Ohio and graduated from Pike-Delta-York High School in 1994. After graduating from high school, I continued my education at the Defiance College. In 1998 I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Defiance College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. In July of 1998 Judge James Barber of the Fulton County Common Pleas Court hired me as his Chief Adult Probation Officer. This is a position I retain to this day. In June of 2000 I married Keri (Unger) and we have been blessed with two of the best children in the world, Maddux and Macy. I have been a proud and active resident of Wauseon, Ohio since 1999.
My philosophy as a Councilperson is no longer in its toddler years, as I described when I first took Office in January of 2008. I know my way around city government and entering my 3rd term I am much more efficient at serving the citizens of this fine City. My goal is to provide the most transparent form of government possible. I personally invite members of the public to attend any number of our Council meetings. Council meetings take place on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, with a start time of 5:00pm. Council members also meet on the Thursdays before those Monday meetings. These Thursday meetings begin at 7:45am. Both the Thursday and Monday meetings take place in the City Building inside Council Chambers and all of City Council meetings are open to the public.
Please feel comfortable in approaching me and sharing your compliments, concerns, and questions anytime. I prefer email communication and my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find me on Facebook. Maybe a phone call is more convenient, feel free to call me at my cell number of 419-388-5189 or contact me through the City Office at 419-335-1511. Again, thank you for your continued support and in return I will continue to put the citizens of Wauseon first!!