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Office of the Clerk of Council

Office of the Clerk of Council

Maureen McHugh Bach, Clerk of Council

Maureen McHugh Bach was appointed Clerk of Council in 2018 after serving six years as the Legislative Liaison to Lakewood City Council. Maureen works closely with councilmembers and city staff on a variety of policy issues and resident matters while managing the daily operations of the Council office and Council meetings.

Immediately prior to her work in the Council office, Maureen spent over three years as a legislative aide in the Connecticut General Assembly running the office of a state senator and her successful re-election campaign. Maureen first became inspired to understand the political process while working in the administrative offices of reproductive health services organization in Northampton, MA. In that position she tracked and advocated for legislation related to federal and state funding for those services.

Maureen holds a B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Public Health degree from the Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health – a joint program of Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo. Maureen is an active member of the Ohio Municipal Clerks Association, the Northeast Ohio Municipal Clerks Association, and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. She is a notary public and can provide notary services upon request.

Maureen, her husband Ted, and their two young children love living in Lakewood and being part of the Lakewood community.