Tess Neff | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Tess Neff

Tess Neff
Lakewood City Hall
12650 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107


Term Expires 12/31/2023

Ward 1:

Tess Neff was elected to be the Ward 1 Councilmember in November 2019, representing residents on Lakewood’s far west side, along with the West End and Clifton Park neighborhoods. As an attorney, former police officer, and magistrate in Lakewood Municipal Court, Tess is able to draw on a wide array of experiences over years of public service and deliver unique solutions to neighborhood issues. She has also served on the Lakewood YMCA Advisory Board, while raising a family in her 30 years as a Lakewood resident. Being the chair of Council’s Public Safety Committee, one of Tess’s main priorities is ensuring that our neighborhoods are safe, vibrant places to live and work. Tess currently works as the Court Administrator of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court, where she is responsible for overseeing the organization’s operations, providing leadership, and managing the Court’s various divisions. Tess’s email is Tess.neff@lakewoodoh.net.