Village Council

The legislative power of the Village of Whitehouse consists of six at large Council members, serving four-year terms.  Village Council meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Council Members:

Louann-Artiaga

Louann Artiaga

Louann Artiaga was sworn into office on April 3, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. She was re-elected to a full four year term in 2013 and again in 2017. Mrs. Artiaga serves as a trustee for the Whitehouse Library, treasurer for Destination Whitehouse Inc., and Treasurer for the State of Ohio Pythian Sisters. Mrs. Artiaga and her husband, Ricardo, have been residence of the Village since 1988 and have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys traveling and genealogy. She thinks every citizens voice should be heard and welcomes comments. She can be reached at 419-290-0629 or by e-mail at lsartiaga26@outlook.com.

Bingham

Richard Bingham

Mr. Bingham was sworn in on January 2, 2018.  Richard and his wife, Jennifer have lived in the Anthony Wayne Area for more than 35 years. He is a 1985 graduate of Anthony Wayne High School. Richard is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, has earned an Associate Degree from Northwest State in Criminal Justice Management and is a graduate of the Ohio Police Executive Leadership College. He has a long career of public service first as an Ohio Civil Rights Investigator and then working in law enforcement for the past 30 years having served on departments in Wauseon, OH (Patrolman, Detective, Detective Sergeant and Lieutenant), Pemberville, OH (Chief of Police), the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, Toledo, OH (Chief of Police) and he currently serves as Chief of Police in Waterville Township. Richard currently serves as Vice President of the Anthony Wayne Area AWAKE Coalition, is an adviser to the Lourdes University Criminal Justice Program, an instructor for the Spring Green Foundation Youth Diversion Program, founder of the Anthony Wayne Area Drug Stopper Program. Richard is a member of the Whitehouse American Legion, Ohio Fraternal Order of Police, the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and the Northwest Ohio Law Administrators Association. He is past member of the Ohio Police Benevolent Association (Union Steward), Ohio Police Benevolent Command Officers Association (Union Steward) and AFSCME unions.  Feel free to email Richard at bcjrz@yahoo.com with any questions.

Mindy

Mindy Curry

Council member Melinda “Mindy” Curry was sworn into office on January 5, 2016.  Mindy has been a Village resident for over forty years.  She served as the council liaison to the Whitehouse Tree Commission for 15 months, is currently serving as the council liaison for the  Whitehouse Arts Advisory Board, was a Volunteer/Director that served on the Whitehouse Cherry Fest Committee for the past 8 years, volunteers at many community events and she’s been a member of the Whitehouse American Legion Post 384 Women’s Auxiliary for over 20 years.  As a management level professional, she plans to use her strong people and decision-making skills while serving on Council to help make a difference in the community.  Her hobbies include scrapbooking, biking, camping, and traveling.  She resides in Whitehouse with her daughter, Madisyn Curry.  Please feel free to contact Mindy with any questions or concerns at: mindyscurry@gmail.com or 419-877-0331.

Bob-Keogh

Robert Keogh

Councilman Keogh lived in Pittsburgh, PA through High School.  Graduated from Salem (WV) College with a BS degree in Human Relations (professional youth work).  Employed by Toledo Area Council BSA as a District Scout Executive, Camping Director, and Field Director for 12 years.  In business (insurance and tax preparation) for 39 years, the last 36 as a resident of Whitehouse.  Active in numerous civic organizations during that time.  Currently active in Waterville Rotary, Community of Christ Lutheran Church, and serve as a Trustee of the AW Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Member of the original Charter Commission.  Appointed to fill a vacancy on Council on August 4, 2015.  During this time, Whitehouse and the Anthony Wayne area has provided many things for me and my family.  I would like the opportunity to give some back.  Feel free to contact me at 419-877-0287 or bobkeo@hotmail.com

Conklin-Kleiboemer

Rebecca Conklin-Kleiboemer

Rebecca Conklin Kleiboemer was sworn in January 5, 2016, to her first elected term as a council member. She serves on the Whitehouse Arts Advisory Board. Mrs. Conklin Kleiboemer is a trustee and social media manager for the Whitehouse Library, serves on the Toledo Opera Guild board, and is a member of the Pythian Sisters Temple 312 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 384 in Whitehouse. She develops and manages websites for business and nonprofit clients, and she was an editor at The Blade, The Courier, and The Lima News newspapers. Mrs. Conklin Kleiboemer was raised on a family farm south of Whitehouse, graduated from Anthony Wayne High School and Syracuse University, and returned to live in Whitehouse in 2010. She is married to Dan Kleiboemer, a commander in the U.S. Navy and chief mate in the merchant marine, and they have two sons. Mrs. Conklin Kleiboemer seeks to encourage public participation in local government and welcomes your comments and concerns. She can be reached at 419-429-9152 or rckleiboemer@whitehouseoh.gov

Bill-May

William May

Council member William “Bill” May is currently serving his seventh term on the Whitehouse Village Council. Mr. May has been a Whitehouse resident for forty-seven years. He has been a member of the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire and EMS Department for forty-six years and currently serves as Assistant Fire Chief. He is a member of the Lucas County Fire Chiefs Association and the Northwest Ohio Volunteer Firemen Association.  In 2005/2006, Bill spent five months as a Captain of the full time Antarctica Fire Department at McMurdo Station to support the Federal Government’s National Science Foundation Research Programs. His hobbies include bowling, NASCAR racing, football and traveling.  Bill and his wife, Kathy, have four adult children. His son and grandson are both members of the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Department. Bill can be reached at 419-877-0291 or 419-262-1925 or bill.may802@gmail.com

Clerk of Council:

Sue-Miller

Susan Miller

The Clerk of Council is an appointed position.  Such Clerk serves at the pleasure of the Council and performs duties as required by this Charter or Council.  Susan Miller was appointed Clerk of the Whitehouse Village Council on May 2, 2006.  She resides in Whitehouse with her two sons.