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Mayor Donald L. Atkinson was sworn into office on January 5, 2016, previously serving on Whitehouse Village Council for 4 years.  Mr. Atkinson can be reached at 419-877-5760 or by email at barbatkinson@roadrunner.com.  Mr. Atkinson is currently a Captain with the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office, serving since 1977. As the Sheriff’s Auxiliary Liaison, he supervises a group of deputies who volunteer about 8000 hours yearly to a variety of charitable organizations. Mr. Atkinson is also a volunteer employee with the United States Department of Defense, for the Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve. Mr. Atkinson served on the Board of Directors for Compass Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Services.  Prior to his election to the Whitehouse Village Council Mr. Atkinson served on the Anthony Wayne Board of Education for 20 years. Mr. Atkinson has been recognized by the Ohio House of Representatives for outstanding public service, the Governor of the State of Ohio for his outstanding contribution to public education, and the Director of the F.B.I. for exemplary service while conducting joint law enforcement operations. Mr. Atkinson’s professional associations include:  Member of the Old Newsboys Volunteer Charity, the F.B.I. National Academy Associates, the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, the Ohio School Boards Association, and the Whitehouse American Legion, Sons Association.  Mr. Atkinson completed Air Force Military Basic Training at Maxwell A.F. Base in Montgomery, AL. Mr. Atkinson and his wife Barbara have resided in Whitehouse since 1981 and have three children and five grandchildren.