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City Councilor Biographies

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Kevin Fuller - Council President
Kevin Fuller

Kevin Fuller was elected to City Council in 2021 and was sworn in on January 2022. Mr. Fuller currently chairs the Public Utilities Committee and is a member of the Service Committee and the Safety Committee.

Kevin is a 2000 graduate of Central Catholic High School. He began a career in construction shortly after graduation and has attended Owens and Cuyahoga Community Colleges. He entered the Carpenter’s Apprenticeship Program in 2007 and completed the program in early 2012 when he received Journeyman status.

Mr. Fuller spent nearly 16 years in the field working in residential, commercial, and industrial construction before accepting a position as Business Representative for the Central Midwest Regional Council of Carpenters. He is also an active member in Carpenters Local 351 where he serves as a Trustee on the executive board.

Mr. Fuller has served in various charitable efforts through the area and is active in Phoenix Lodge #123.

He and his wife Kristina have 5 children and have resided in Perrysburg since 2013.

Cory Kuhlman - Council Member
Cory Kuhlman

Cory Kuhlman was elected in November of 2019 and was sworn into Council in early 2020. Mr. Kuhlman chairs the Personnel Committee and sits on the Finance and Economic Development Committee and the Planning and Zoning Committee.

Mr. Kuhlman graduated from Eastwood High School in 2005. He attended Bowling Green State University and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Childhood Education in Math and Science. He then attended the University of Toledo College of Law and graduated in 2014. He was admitted to the Ohio bar in the fall of 2014. Mr. Kuhlman has been a resident of Perrysburg since 2015.

Mr. Kuhlman has helped establish and coordinate events for the #EagleFamily fund, which creates a discretionary fund for administrative staff to identify and help students in need to help pay for lunch charges, school supplies, clothing items, etc. He also volunteers as a judge for the University of Toledo’s Labor Law Moot Court Team and is involved in various fitness events in Northwest Ohio. 

Mr. Kuhlman is the proud father of a new yellow jacket, Austin, age five. In his spare time, he enjoys anything that lets him spend quality time with his family, which includes but is not limited to golfing, running, weightlifting, and outdoor activities.

Tim McCarthy - Council Member

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Tim McCarthy has been a member of City Council since 1988 and served as Perrysburg’s Mayor in 2005. Since 1988, he has served as the Chair of the Planning and Zoning Committee. He is also currently a member of the Finance and Economic Development Committee and the Personnel Committee.

Mr. McCarthy is a past member of several committees: Finance and Economic Development, Service-Safety, Recreation, the Historic Landmarks Commission. He led City Council’s review and adoption of the Planning Commission’s recommended update of the Zoning Code. He also led the development and adoption of the City’s innovative Urban Village Overlay Zoning Ordinance, restrictive Sexually-Oriented Business Ordinance, and Rigorous Property Maintenance Ordinance.

Mr. McCarthy is a partner in the Toledo Law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.

Rick Rettig - Council Member


Rick Rettig was elected to Perrysburg City Council in 2013 and served in that capacity from 2014-2018. He ran for election again in 2023 and began his second term in 2024. In both terms he has served as the chair of the Recreation Committee as well as sitting on the Safety and the Public Utilities Committees. In his first term, he also served on the Economic Development Committee. 

Rick is a graduate of Napoleon High School (1988) as well as Bowling Green State University ('93 & '99) where he earned an undergraduate degree in Education/Communications and a master's degree in School Counseling.  He has spent over 30 years in the field of education, and he currently teaches personal finance at Perrysburg High School. He has also coached golf, baseball and speech and debate over the years. He is also well known as being the public address voice of the Perrysburg Yellow Jacket basketball team. 
Rick and his wife Katie moved to Perrysburg in 2004 with their first set of twins, Jenna and Sydney. Ryan and Avery (their second set of twins) joined their big sisters in 2007. All the Rettig children are proud products of Perrysburg Schools. 
Barry VanHoozen - Council Member

Barry VanHoozen

Barry VanHoozen was elected to City Council in November 2013 to represent the citizens of Perrysburg. Mr. VanHoozen currently serves as Chair of the Safety Committee and is a member of the Recreation Committee and the Planning and Zoning Committee.

Barry VanHoozen is a 1981 graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and has been a Perrysburg resident since 1991. Barry is married to Hallie and has 2 adult children, Nathan and Miranda.

Mr. VanHoozen served on the Perrysburg School Board from 2002 until 2013, when he joined City Council. Mr. VanHoozen is active in the community with memberships in several organizations including the Chamber of Commerce and Rotary International.

Barry VanHoozen is a self-employed, small business owner representing State Farm in Perrysburg, since 1990.

Mark Weber - Council Member
Mark Weber

Mark Weber was elected to City Council in 2021 after having twice been appointed to fill vacant Council seats. Mr. Weber currently chairs the Finance and Economic Development Committee and is a member of the Personnel Committee and the Service Committee.

Mr. Weber is a member of the Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council as well as the Perrysburg Rotary Club. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Perrysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Perrysburg Area Historic Museum. Mr. Weber is the former chair of the Historic Landmarks Commission, a Perrysburg Citizens Police Academy 2018 graduate, and he also participated in the 2019 Perrysburg Fire Division Strategic Plan.

Mr. Weber has called Perrysburg home for over 60 years and is a 1975 graduate of Perrysburg High School. He attended Jackson Community College and retired in 2019 from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 8.

Mr. Weber is a member of St. John XXIII Catholic Church. He met his wife, Raquel, at Perrysburg Junior High School in 1969; after being reunited later in life they married in 2007. They made a goal to take road trips to all 50 states, with only three more to go. They are blessed with a close-knit family of Mark’s three married children, and four grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys bicycling, pickleball, and researching local history.

Kerry Wellstein - Council Member

Kerry Wellstein was elected to City Council in 2023 and was sworn in on January 2, 2024. Ms. Wellstein currently chairs the Service Committee and is a member of the Public Utilities Committee and Recreation Committee.

Ms. Wellstein was raised in Perrysburg and graduated from Perrysburg High School in 1995. Her husband, John, is also a PHS graduate.  She earned a degree in art education from Bowling Green State University, graduating in 1999.  They are the parents of two teenagers and feel extremely fortunate to have both sets of parents living in town, along with multiple cousins, aunts and uncles.

In addition to staying home with her children when they were younger, Ms. Wellstein has been an active volunteer in our schools and the community, serving on the boards of Downtown Perrysburg Inc., Grace Preschool, and the Perrysburg Schools Foundation. She is also a proud member of the Perrysburg Boat Club. 

In 2013 Ms. Wellstein opened CREATE: Art Studio + Workshop. CREATE is located in both Downtown Perrysburg and Sylvania and offers art classes and special events for adults and children. Ms. Wellstein also holds the position of a vendor at  “Vintage Groves”, an eclectic boutique in Downtown Perrysburg that specializes in vintage treasures and beautifully upcycled merchandise. This fuels her passion for antiques and interesting people. Ms. Wellstein loves talking to the customers to learn more about what brings them to Perrysburg and what keeps them coming back. Ms. Wellstein and her husband also own a Perrysburg-based real estate management company.

Spending time with family and friends is always a top priority. Additionally, Ms. Wellstein enjoys reading, traveling, painting, gardening, being out in nature and taking long walks around our beautiful community.