Mayor Mark A. Tyler
Mayor Mark Tyler is proud to call the “City of Faith and Beauty” home! He and his wife, Sandy, have been residents of Kirtland for over 17 years. They value Kirtland’s natural beauty, strong sense of community, and the abounding area amenities that make Kirtland unique.
Mark is actively involved within the community. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Kirtland, of which he is a Distinguished Past-President (1999-2000), and the Willoughby Area Rotary Club. He is a graduate of Leadership Lake County -- Class of 2005, and is certified by the State of Ohio as a Volunteer Firefighter. Mayor Tyler was appointed to serve as Grand Jury Foreman during the first quarter of 2008 for the Lake County Court of Common Pleas.
In 2000, Mark was appointed by Kirtland City Council to serve on the Kirtland City Charter Review Committee. He then served on the Planning Advisory Committee for the Kirtland Comprehensive Plan 2010.
His community involvement inspired him to run for Kirtland City Council in 2001. Shortly after being elected as Councilman-at-Large, Mark completed the Newly Elected Officials Training Program at the Cleveland State University College of Urban Affairs and also attended the Ohio Municipal League Leadership Training Academy. He is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians.
Mark served two terms as Councilman before being elected Mayor for the City of Kirtland in 2007. In addition to serving as Mayor, Mark is also the Safety and Service Director for Kirtland.
As Mayor, he is a member of the Lake County Mayors & City Managers Association and the Northeast Ohio Mayors & City Managers Association. Mayor Tyler was elected to serve as a governing board member for the Northeast Ohio Area Coordinating Agency. NOACA is the Municipal Planning Organization for the Greater Cleveland Metropolitan Area.
Mark is a proud alumnus of Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, Ohio. In August of 2010, he was inducted into the Lakeland Community College Alumni Hall of Fame. Mark has also earned both a Bachelor and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cleveland State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, registered in the State of Ohio. In addition to his Mayoral and professional responsibilities, the Mayor enjoys finding time for reading, travel and golf.
Mayor Mark A. Tyler and
First Lady Sandy Tyler