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Nan A. Baker Biography


Nan A. Baker
4477 Mallard Circle, Westlake, Ohio 44145
District Work Office (440) 892-9101

PERSONAL
Married 47 years with 2 daughters, and 1 son
Grandparents to 5 grandchildren
47 Year Resident of District 16

ELECTED OFFICE HOLDER SINCE 1996
• Westlake Board Of Education Member
1996 - 1999
• 3 Term Westlake City Council Member
Westlake City Council Member 2000 - 2001
Westlake City Council Member 2002 - 2005
Westlake City Council Member 2006 - 2009
• State Representative, District 16
2009 - 2016 (term limited)
House Committees Include:
Economic & Workforce Development Committee - Chair
Ways & Means Committee - Member
Local Government Committee - Member

Cuyahoga County Council Member - District 1
2017 to Present
County Committees Include:
Human Resources, Appointments & Equity Committee, Chair
Economic Development & Planning Committee, Vice Chair
Finance & Budgeting Committee
Council Operations, Intergovernmental Relations & Public Transportation Committee
Community Development Committee

County Board of Control 2017 to Present

Served on Ohio Department of Development's Clean Ohio Council 2011-2013

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
• Founder and Small Business Operator
First generation small business owner since 1979 in District 16. Celebrated 37 years in business as one of the largest outdoor power equipment dealerships on the west side. Sold 2017
• Business Association President
Two-Term president of The West Shore Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2007, serving over 450 businesses.
Continue to serve on the Board of Trustees

EDUCATION
• B.A., Baldwin Wallace College
• Associate Degree in Business, Lorain County Community College
• Cleveland State University, College of Urban Studies; Graduate of Leadership Academy 2001

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