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Councilperson Norman Martin

Norman Martin
Councilperson Ward 2

Contact Information
 Phone: 216-317-4600

Norm is a native to Northeast Ohio and has been actively involved for much of his adult life in civic and professional leadership positions in Columbus, Lake Township, and now Seven Hills, the city he is proud to call his home.

Norm’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Arizona State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Municipal Management from Kent State University. More recent educational attainment includes completing post-graduate work in Economic Development Certificate at Penn State University, earning the designation of Certified Public Manager from the state of Ohio and he graduated from the Leadership Stark County Program. 

Over the past few years, Norm has been a frequent contributor at city council and caucus meetings as a citizen of Ward 2. He has been particularly engaged in development and zoning issues. Norm’s government expertise comes from more than 30 years of state and local government experience in both elected and appointed positions. Norm previously held an elected position as a township trustee in Lake Township, Ohio, as well as serving as chairman of the planning commission in the same township. He is also the former State of Ohio chief elevator inspector, who managed 55 inspectors and supervisors statewide. Prior to being appointed Chief, Norm worked as an elevator inspector and then supervisor in the Cleveland area.

Norm is currently employed locally in the private sector as a regulatory codes and standards officer for a major elevator manufacturer. He previously served as president of the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities.