Board President: Bay Village Mayor Paul A. Koomar

Mayor Paul A. Koomar was sworn in as Mayor of Bay Village on January 1, 2017.

RTA Experience

  • Appointed by the Cuyahoga County Mayors and City Managers Association.
  • Joined the RTA Board in March 2021.
  • Chair, Audit, Safety Compliance and Real Estate Committee, 2022.
  • Vice President September 2023 - March 2024.
  • Elected President March 2024.

Public Service

  • President of Bay Village City Council from 2012-2016.
  • Previously served on the Bay Village City Council for 16 years.

Board and Committee Affiliations


  • In 2017, he worked collaboratively with the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission to complete a Master Plan for Bay Village and with the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) to complete a connectivity study.  Secured funding from public and private sources in excess of $15M for the town center, including a new state of the art public library. 

Community Involvement


  • Baldwin Wallace College, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
  • 2020 Graduate of Leadership Ohio.
  • Leadership Cleveland Class of 2021.

Updated September 27, 2023

Contact Information

Board of Trustees
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, OH  44113
216-356-3120, email