Board member: South Euclid Mayor Georgine Welo

In November 2003, Georgine Welo became the first woman elected Mayor of the City of South Euclid.

RTA experience

Public-sector experience

  • 1992-1998, Council member, City of South Euclid
  • 1994 and 2005, Chairperson, Charter Review Commission, City of South Euclid
  • 1996-1998, President Pro-Tem, City of South Euclid
  • 1998-2003, Administrative Bailiff to Judge Ann T. Mannen, Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County
  • 1998-2003, Member, Zoning and Planning Committee, City of South Euclid

 Professional activities

  • Past President, Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association
  • Vice-Chair, Chair of Finance and Chair of Gas and Electricity, Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC)
  • Chair, Government and Community Relations Advisory Council, Notre Dame College
  • Vice-president, Suburban Council of Governments, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
  • Member, Auditor of State’s Northeast Ohio Regional Advisory Board
  • Past member, Board of Trustees, Ohio Municipal League
  • Past member, Board of Trustees, University Suburban Medical Center, South Euclid
  • Executive Member, Heights Regional Chambers of Commerce
  • Past Executive Member, First Suburbs Consortium
  • International Cleveland Communities Advisory Committee, Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Regional Prosperity Initiative
  • Ohio First Suburbs Consortium
  • The Mayor’s Association of Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Mayor and Managers Association
  • Council of Government, Community Partnership on Aging (formerly Tri-City Consortium on Aging)
  • Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG)
  • Honorary Board Member, Hillcrest Meals on Wheels
  • Past Chair, NOPEC Demand Side Market Entry Advisory Services Committee
  • Past Grant Member, NOPEC, Powering Our Community
  • Past Vice-Chair, the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation Board
  • Past Chairperson, Euclid Creek Watershed Counci
  • Past Board Chairperson, Sourcing Office
  • Past Board Member, Strategic Planning, Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Past Board of Trustee, Notre Dame College
  • Past Board Member, Regina High School
  • Past Board Secretary, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
  • Suburban Council of Governments
  • Past Member, SELREC Council of Governments
  • Past Member, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission
  • Past Member, Serbian Arts Council
  • Past Member Cuyahoga County JABG Review Committee (Juvenile Accountability Block Grant funding)
  • Past Member, District One Public Works Integrating Committee.
  • Past Member, Northeast Ohio Mayor’s Think Tank, Kent State University

Civic activities



Updated March 21, 2017