Who is NOCCA? 

We are a voluntary membership organization designed to provide education opportunities for its members that include quarterly forums that increase their knowledge base; strengthen their professional skills; facilitate communication among elected municipal, township and village council members; and develop solutions to common regional issues and concerns.

 

Who We Are

Northeast Ohio City Council Association (NOCCA). We are a non-partisan 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a membership of about 300 members representing about 40 different municipalities across Northeast Ohio. We have been around since 1989 formerly known as the Greater Cleveland Suburban Council Association (GCSCA) continuing to be a voluntary membership organization designed to provide education opportunities for its members that include quarterly forums that increase their knowledge base; strengthen their professional skills; facilitate communication among elected municipal, township and village council members; and develop solutions to common regional issues and concerns.

Our Mission & Goals 

The Northern Ohio City Council Association mission is to serve our member cities through providing Federal and State legislative updates, training and forums.  Our goal is to strengthen and educate elected or appointed Councilpersons or Trustees of Cities, Villages, and Townships throughout Northeast Ohio.

Our Executive Board

President, Tom Clark (Strongsville)
Vice President, Chanell Elston (South Euclid)
Treasurer, Matt Howard (Warrensville)
Secretary, Sandy Spinks (Bedford)
Immediate Past President, Gordon Short (Strongsville)
At-Large Members
Councilman Kevin Kussmaul (Parma)
Councilman Eric Synenberg (Beachwood)
Advisors
Ken Kovach (Shaker Heights)
Wendy Grant (Bedford Heights)
Danita Love (Highland Hills)
Matt Zone (Cleveland)
Chuck Germana (Parma)

Questions ?

We can’t wait to connect with you and help you as you serve your community and constituents.  If you have any questions, please use the form to the right to contact us.

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