William B Judge Mayor


  • 5 years as Mayor of City of Barberton
  • First Term: January 1st 2012-December 31st 2015
  • Second Term: January 1st 2016-December 31st 2019

  • Barberton High - 1994
  • Heidelberg College - 1999 Bachelor of Science: Accounting
  • University of Akron - 2000 MA: Political Science
  • Ashland University - 2006 MBA
  • Leadership Akron - 2014

  • Barberton Community Foundation: Board Member
  • Barberton Community Development Corp
  • Lake Anna YMCA
  • Barberton City Schools FACT Committee

  • Department: Mayor
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6719
  • Email Address: mayor@cityofbarberton.com


Russell N Arters Building Commissioner


  • 13 years as City of Norton as Superintendent of Building and Zoning
  • 17 years experience as laborer and self employed in construction

  • University of Rio Grande - Bachelor of Science: Sales and Marketing

  • Certified Little League Baseball Umpire
  • Sons of the American Legion, member

  • Department: Building / Engineering
  • City Phone Number: 330-861-7289
  • Email Address: rarters@cityofbarberton.com


Kim Baldwin Fire Chief



  • Associates of Applied Science: Emergency Fire Services
  • State of Ohio Firefighter II
  • EMT-Paramedic
  • State of Ohio Fire Safety Inspector
  • State of Ohio Fire Instructor
  • Fire Officer: I II and III

  • ALCOA Community Advisory Board
  • PPG Community Advisory Panel

  • Department: Fire
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6738
  • Email Address: kbaldwin@cityofbarberton.com


Rainy Boucher HR Coordinator and Civil Service Secretary


  • 1 year as Human Resources Coordinator and Civil Service Secretary

  • University of Akron - Bachelor of Science: Organizational Supervision
  • University of Akron - Minor: Human Resources Management
  • University of Akron - Minor: Interpersonal Group Communication
  • Notary Public

  • Summit County Safety Council Wellness Subcommittee

  • Department: Human Resources and Civil Service
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6710
  • Email Address: rboucher@cityofbarberton.com


Elizabeth Daugherty Director of Public Safety and HR


  • 1984-2014 Akron Police Department
  • 2000-2014 Captain-Investigative Sub-division
  • 1996-2000 Lieutenant-Internal Affairs Unit
  • 1992-1996 Sergeant-Patrol
  • 1984-1992 Patrol Officer

  • Pennsylvania State University - Masters: Human Resources and Employment Relations (Labor Law concentration)
  • The University of Akron - Bachelor of Science: Organizational Supervision
  • The University of Akron - Associate of Applied Science: Paralegal Studies
  • Police Executive Leadership College
  • Certified Law Enforcement Executive
  • F.B.I. National Academy, Class 218
  • Notary Public

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) member
  • Leadership Akron Class 20
  • Barberton Community Leadership Institute
  • Summit County Child and Family Leadership
  • Community Support Services Board of Directors (Past)
  • Salvation Army Council for Men’s Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation (Past)

  • Department: Human Resources and Public Safety
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6710
  • Email Address: edaugherty@cityofbarberton.com


Shane McAvinew Director of Parks


  • 1993-1995: Facility Supervisor
  • 1995-1997: Community Center Night Manager
  • 1997-2006: Community Center Manager
  • 2006-2009: Assistant Parks Director
  • 2009-Present: Director Of Parks and Recreation

  • University of Akron - Bachelor of Science: Education
  • University of Akron - Minor: Mathematics

  • Barberton Youth Football - Treasurer
  • Youth Sports Advisory Board
  • Ohio Parks and Recreation Association

  • Department: Parks & Recreation
  • City Phone Number: 330-861-7138
  • Email Address: smcavinew@cityofbarberton.com


Melissa McFadden Administrative Coordinator to the Mayor


  • Executive Assistant - Formworks Systems - Akron, OH
  • Inside Sales - Waco Scaffolding & Equipment - Cleveland, OH
  • Office Manager - Safway Formworks - Stow, OH

  • Stark State College - Associates: Business Management
  • Walsh University - Bachelor of Science: Corporate Communication (Currently pursuing)
  • Wooster Business College

  • Member Phi theta Kappa

  • Department: Mayor's Office
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6719
  • Email Address: mmcfadden@cityofbarberton.com


Vincent Morber Chief of Police


  • Barberton Police Chief of Police, 2010-present
  • Barberton Police Lieutenant, 2007-2010
  • Barberton Police Sergeant, 1999-2007
  • Barberton Police Officer, 1994-1999

  • LEAN Ohio Boot Camp
  • F.B.I. National Academy
  • Police Executive Leadership College
  • Kent State University - Masters of Public Administration
  • The University of Akron - Bachelors: Education
  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission: Certified Peace Officer
  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission: Certified Instructor

  • Magic City Kiwanis
  • Barberton Red Cross: Board Member
  • Neighborhood Conservation Services: Board Member
  • Summit County Opiate Task Force: Co-Chairperson
  • Summit County Chiefs of Police Association: Board Member
  • Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Barberton FOP Lodge #13 – Member and past officer
  • F.B.I. National Academy Associates
  • Four City Compact Public Safety Advisory Committee Member
  • SWSCOM Board Member
  • Summit County Juvenile Court JDAI: Board Member

  • Department: Police Department
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6701
  • Email Address: police@cityofbarberton.com


Nick Sattler SWSCOM


Melissa Shifferly Administrative Assistant to Director of Public Service


  • Walt Disney Company - Store Manager/District Trainer: 6 years

  • Barberton High School
  • Point Park College: General Course Work
  • Cuyahoga Community College: General Course Work

  • Barberton Youth Soccer Association (BYSA): Registrar
  • Barberton’s Parent Teacher & Student Association (PTSA): (Previous Member)
  • Disney VoluntEar member: 6 years
  • Barberton All Sports Boosters (BASB)

  • Department: Service Department
  • City Phone Number: 330-861-7008
  • Email Address: mshifferly@cityofbarberton.com


Joe Stefan Director of Planning & Community Development



  • Barberton High School
  • The University of Akron - Associate: Science
  • Devry University - Bachelors: Technical Management
  • FEMA – IS-00800.A, IS-00700, IS-00200, IS-00100

  • Akron Metropolitan Area Transit Study (AMATS)– Technical Advisory Committee Member
  • Akron Section of APA Ohio – Member
  • Barberton Board of Education Member
  • Barberton Youth Football Coach
  • Barberton Youth Football Advisory Board
  • Barberton Community Development Corporation Board Member
  • Barberton Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • Barberton Mum Fest Volunteer
  • Barberton YMCA Youth Basketball Coach
  • Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning
  • & Development Organization (NEFCO)–Technical Advisory Committee Member

  • Department: Planning Department
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6729
  • Email Address: jstefan@cityofbarberton.com


Mike Vinay Director of Public Services



  • The University of Akron - Certificate: Residential Building Technology
  • The University of Akron - AAS: Construction Engineering
  • The University of Akron - BS: Organizational Supervision
  • The University of Akron - MPA: Current
  • State of Ohio Certified Residential Building Official
  • State of Ohio Certified Building Inspector
  • State of Ohio Certified Residential Plumbing Inspector

  • Barberton Community Foundation Board of Directors
  • Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • Barberton City Schools Financial Advisory Communications Team (FACT)
  • Junior Achievement – Classroom Volunteer Instructor
  • Friend of Barberton Public Library
  • Barberton East Elementary PTA
  • Barberton All Sports Booster Club
  • Five County Building Officials Association (FBOA)
  • Ohio Building Officials Association (OBOA)
  • Summit County Health Environmental Council
  • Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning & Development Organization ERTAC
  • Barberton Kiwanis

    • Department: Service Department
    • City Phone Number: 330-848-6719
    • Email Address: mvinay@cityofbarberton.com


Dennis Weaver Interim Director of Utilities



  • Barberton High School
  • Class IV Wastewater Treatment License, Ohio EPA
  • Class I Water Treatment License, Ohio EPA
  • Completed Advanced Wastewater Treatment Courses, Operator Training Committee of Ohio
  • Completed Advanced Water Treatment Courses, Operator Training Committee of Ohio
  • Advanced Waste Water Treatment Courses, Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Instructor

  • Barberton Kiwanis
  • Water Environment Federation
  • American Water Works Association

  • Department: Utilities Department
  • City Phone Number: 330-848-6713
  • Email Address: dweaver@cityofbarberton.com