City Council

2022 Whitehall City Council Photo

The Whitehall City Council is the legislative body of the City of Whitehall and consists of eight elected members. The Council is made up of a council president, four ward members and three at-large members representing the entire community.

Whitehall City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall (360 S. Yearling Road). View all upcoming meetings here.

The Council welcomes and encourages public participation. There are two Poll Public opportunities during the regular meetings for the public to participate. All Whitehall City Council meetings are recorded and can be watched live on the City’s Facebook page on starting the day after on the City’s YouTube Channel.

  1. Thomas Potter 
  2. Robert Bailey
  3. Karen Conison
  4. GeraLd Dixon
  5. Lori Elmore
  6. Joanna Heck
  7. Wesley Kantor
  8. Amy Smith

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President of Council 

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Thomas M. Potter began his current term as President of Council in 2020, after having served three prior terms as Ward 3 Councilman (from 1994-1995, 1998-2001 and 2002-2003).

President Potter, while originally from neighboring Bexley, has lived in Whitehall with his family since 1984. Since that time, he has also served on the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, the Charter Review Committee and as President of the Whitehall Community Improvement Corporation. In his professional life, President Potter serves as Vice President of OEM and Private Label Business at the D-A Lubricant Company. President Potter is a proud graduate of Ohio University. 

Favorite things about Whitehall:
“I look at this community and I see a lot of hard-working good folks who want to live in a nice place and I see all the potential that Whitehall has to offer. The city is moving in a great direction and I’m excited to be a part of that.”