4927 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd.
Sylvania, OH 43560
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Planning and Zoning Manager
(419) 885.5276 – Ext. 1506
Karlene Henderson joined Sylvania Township as the Zoning Manager in August of 2018. Having spent over 18 years with the civil division of the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office and as an assistant county prosecutor, Karlene has extensive experience in zoning matters, planning and land use. She attended the University of Toledo earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication, a post-baccalaureate certificate in paralegal studies and later returned to the University’s law school to obtain her law degree. Karlene most recently spent several years as the law director for the City of Perrysburg, Ohio. A resident of the City of Sylvania for over 14 years, proud mother to three daughters, Karlene is happy to be able to work alongside with and serve the residents of her community.
(419) 885-5276 – Ext. 1501
Marie started working at Sylvania Township in June of 2016 as a part-time Zoning Clerk. Previously Marie worked as an office clerk for an automotive company for 17 years. She then worked for 9 years as an Office Manager/Bookkeeper for an engineering firm in Holland. She proceeded to go to work for Capital Tire as an accounting clerk for 6 ½ years. Marie has 2 brothers and 4 sisters. She and her husband Bruce reside in Swanton. They have 3 children; Corey, Derek and Carly, whom all attended and graduated from The Ohio State University.
(419) 885-5276 – Ext. 1518
Dean is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He obtained his Associates Degree from Hocking College in Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Before being hired as the Zoning Compliance Officer he served the Township as a Firefighter/Paramedic for 22 years, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant. He resides in Sylvania with his wife Melissa of 23 years and together they have 3 sons.
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