Welcome from the Mayor
City of Westlake
27700 Hilliard Blvd.
Westlake, OH 44145
440-871-3300
M – F: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mayor’s Office


Mayor’s Office
27700 Hilliard Boulevard
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: 440-871-3300
Fax: 440-617-4209

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

 


Mayor Dennis M. Clough: Biography

 

Experience

  • Mayor, City of Westlake, January 1986 – present
  • Member, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, December 1999 – present
  • Member, Westlake Board of Education, January 1984 – December 1985
  • Internal Revenue Agent, U.S. Treasury Department, October 1982 – July 1985
  • Councilman, City of Westlake, January 1982 – December 1983
  • Officer Manager/Salesman Interstate Industries, May 1976 – October 1982
  • Teacher's Assistant, St. Edward University, Austin, Texas, September 1975 – December 1975
Education
  • Harvard University JFK School of Government Senior Executive Program, 2002
  • Leadership Cleveland, 2002
  • Leadership Ohio, 1999
  • Cleveland State University, College of Urban Affairs, Leadership Academy, 1997
  • Certified Public Accountant – State of Ohio, 1984
  • Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, MBA in System/Project Management, 1981
  • St. Edward University, Austin, Texas, 1976
  • BBA, Accounting, Finance minor
  • St. Edward High School, Lakewood, Ohio, 1972

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Professional Organizations & Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors
  • National League of Cities
  • Mayors' Association of Ohio, Current President
  • Government Finance Officers Association of U.S. and Canada
  • Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association
  • Northeast Ohio Legislative Committee
  • Westshore Chamber of Commerce
  • Westshore Council of Governments

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Volunteer Involvement
  • Past President and member of Cleveland State Leadership Academy Advisory Board
  • Westlake Kiwanis Club, member
  • Executive Board of Westlake Lions Club, member
  • Community Board of Trustees of St. John Medical Centerl, member
  • Westlake Community Improvement Corporation, member
  • Westlake Tax Abatement Committee, member
  • Ex Officio member of the Westlake Recreation Commission
  • Westlake Rotary Club, Honorary member
  • Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association
    • President (1994 – 1995)
    • Vice President (1992–1993)
    • Secretary (1990–1991)
    • Treasurer (1988–1989)
  • Past President of the Westlake Jaycees (1982)
  • Charter member of the Westlake Chamber of Commerce (1978)
  • Past member of the Westlake Town Criers
  • St. Edward High School Finance Task Force, (1993, 1998)
  • Tax Instructor for the AARP/IRS Program (1992 – present)
  • Westlake Planning, Zoning and Legislative Committee (1982 – 1983)
  • Westlake Planning Commission (1982 – 1983)
  • Former board member, Northeast Ohio Area Coordinating Agency
  • Former member, District One Public Works Integrating Committee
  • Cuyahoga Planning Commission Board (1986 – 1987)
  • Westlake YMCA Advisory Board (1993)

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Staff

Jaclyn Todd
440-617-4193

The office of Mayor Dennis M. Clough works to coordinate services for residents and businesses in the city of Westlake.

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Hall of Mayors 1911 - Present

Dover ~ Westlake, Ohio has had a Mayor since its incorporation as a village in 1911. There have been 15 different Mayors over the last 100 years, and pictures of most of them are displayed in the main hall of Westlake City Hall. For a list of government officials from 1811 to 2011, including the Mayors, click here.
























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