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Meet Your Commissioners

86375.murray-dennis-2013Dennis E. Murray, Jr., President
Term expires: 12.31.21

First took office: 1.1.14
419.627.5850 (Office)
2035 Cedar Point Road

Dennis has been a trial lawyer with the local law firm of Murray & Murray Co., L.P.A. since 1987.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University (magna cum laude) and a law degree from Georgetown University Law School (cum laude).

Dennis currently serves as the President of the City Commission and has since January, 2014.  He previously represented Sandusky as a City Commissioner from 2006 – 2008, serving as President in 2008. He was then elected to the Ohio Ohio House of Representatives from 2009 – 2012. Dennis also serves as a member of the Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.

Dennis and his wife Martha have four children and are proudly active with the Sandusky City Schools and the Sandusky Catholic community in various capacities.

Liaison to: Erie County Council of Governments - Regular Member
Commission Clerk & Laaw Department Liaison



Richard R. Brady, Vice President
Term expires: 12.31.21

First took office: 1.1.14
419.626.5112 (Office)
1721 Hancock Street (Office)

Dick was born and raised in Sandusky, where he has been a business owner for over 35 years. He is the President of Brady Electric, Inc. and Brady Sign Company. In addition, he has developed and actively manages commercial and multi-family residential properties in Sandusky and Perkins Township.

Dick graduated from St. Mary Central Catholic High School and from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He and his wife, Debra, have three adult children and one grandchild.

Liaison to: Board of Zoning Appeals, Erie Regional Planning and Regional Water Advisory Board
Public Services and Public Works Departments Liaison

Nikki Lloyd200611.lloyd-nikki
Term expires: 12.31.19

First took office: 1.1.16
970.368.0340 (Cell)
316 East Water Street

Nikki Lloyd is a graduate of Edison High School and Ohio Northern University’sSchool of Pharmacy and has worked in retail pharmacy management for more than 20 years. Nikki has managed day to day pharmacy operations and also opened new locations from the ground up in South Carolina and Colorado.

Nikki and her husband, Ryan, relocated back to Sandusky and together they renovated the Green Door building and opened Volstead Bar on East Water Street.  Currently, Nikki is working on a renovation of another building on West Water Street with plans of transforming it into Hotel Kilbourne, a boutique hotel. 

Nikki is a board member of Downtown Sandusky, Inc. and served on the city's 2015 Charter Review Committee.

Liaison to:  Finance Committee, Landmark Commission and Tax Incentive Review Council
Administrative Services/HR & Finance Department Liaison

Greg Lockhart262023.lockhart-greg
Term expires: 12.31.19

First took office:  1.1.16
419.609.9905 (Cell)
4520 Venice Road

Liaison to:  ADA Advisory Board, Alternate for Erie County Council of Governments & Tree Commission

Recreation Department Liaison


C. Wesley Poole629783.poole-wesley-2013
Term expires: 12.31.19

First took office: 1.1.12
419.357.5706 (Cell)
1939 East Oldgate

Wes is a lifelong resident of Sandusky and a graduate of Sandusky High School and Bowling Green State University.

Wes worked for Firelands Regional Medical Center for 37 years and also retired at the rank of Major from the Ohio Army National Guard. He has been involved in the workings of local government for several years, was a member of the 2010 Charter Review Committee and is a graduate of Leadership Erie County.

Development Department Liaison


Naomi R. Twine195498.twine-naomi-2013
Term expires: 12.31.21

First took office: 1.1.14
419.366.0877 (Cell)
1404 Hayes Avenue

Naomi was born and raised in Sandusky.  She is a graduate of Sandusky High School and recipient of the Girl’s Achievement Award, the highest award for a SHS female graduate in 1981.  Naomi holds an Associate of Arts degree in Pre-Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Bowling Green State University, and a Master of Arts degree in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University.  Naomi also earned a certificate from Bowling Green State University – Firelands for successfully completing the Public Officials Leadership Academy.

Naomi has been engaged and volunteering in the community for a number of years starting in the early 2000’s as member and Vice President of the Sandusky Underground Railroad Education Center.  From that experience, Naomi became more involved with city government by serving on the 2010 Charter Review Committee.  After that committee’s mission was fulfilled, Naomi was appointed member and subsequently Chairman of the Human Relations Commission where she developed a set of By-laws and Policy/Procedure for addressing issues.

Naomi is employed by the Ohio Veterans Home as Chief Operating Officer.   Naomi is the mother of one adult daughter.

Liaison to:  Erie County Council of Governments - Alternate Member, Community Relations Commission and Recreation Board

Police and Fire Departments Liaison


Dave Waddington887059.dave-waddington-2-small
Term expires: 12.31.19

First took office: 1.1.16
419.271.4736 (Cell)
1446 McKinley Street

Dave was born and raised in Sandusky and is a graduate of Sandusky High School.

Dave previously served on the Sandusky City Commission from 2004 - 2011. He is employed by the Sandusky City Schools and is a current holder of a State of Ohio Stationary Steam Engineer license.

Dave is a former World Record Holder in Power Lifting; is married and has one adult son.

Liaison to:  Cemetery Board & Recreation Board, Solid Waste Collection Review Board, Pipe Creek Watershed (Trustee)

Planning Department Liaison