Meet Your City Council



District 1 Council-Member
12085 Greencastle Drive
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 400-4786
Email: janderson [at]
Term Expires: November 30, 2025

Council Member Jeffrey Anderson has been a Springdale resident for most of his life, first growing up in the Heritage Hill area and later re-establishing his family in Oxford Hills. Elected in 2017, Mr. Anderson began serving on City Council representing the residents of District 1. In this first term, Mr. Anderson was elected by his peers to serve on the City’s Board of Zoning Appeals. In addition, Mr. Anderson has also been appointed to serve on a number of Council Committees (Civil Service Review Board, Volunteer Firefighters’ Dependents, Public Utilities, and Public Welfare Safety and Education).

Council Member Anderson is a retired technology strategy consultant having worked at or with leading companies including Fifth Third Bancorp, Kroger, Accenture, General Electric, Walmart, Procter & Gamble, and many others. Mr. Anderson is a graduate of both Princeton City Schools and Miami University, Ohio where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Analysis (Computer Science).

Council Member Anderson and his wife Karen, also a graduate of Princeton City Schools, are the proud parents of three young boys (Nathan, Daniel, and Thomas) who are all working their way through Princeton City Schools (Springdale Elementary, Evendale Elementary, and Princeton High School). The entire family can often be found spending time outdoors whether enjoying a camping adventure, running, or celebrating their love for the Bengals.




District 2 Council-Member
509 W. Kemper Rd.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 513-346-5598
Email: djacobs [at]
Term Expires: November 30, 2025

Council Member Dan Jacobs has been a Springdale resident since 2005. Elected in 2021, he is currently serving his first term on City Council representing the residents of District 2. Prior to joining City Council, Mr. Jacobs was appointed to the Tax Review Board, and served two terms on the Charter Revision Committee.  Since joining Council, Mr. Jacobs has served as the Council Liaison to the Board of Health.  He was also appointed to serve on the Public Utilities, and Rules and Laws Committee.

Mr. Jacobs is a graduate of Miami University, and has been a high school teacher for more than 20 years. Beyond the academic setting at Fairfield High School, he is the advisor for the schools’ debate team, known as the Junior State of America (JSA). He has used his position as an educator to register hundreds of young people to vote, and also helped direct hundreds of high school students to volunteer to be poll workers on election day.

Born in Butler County, he and his wife chose Springdale to raise their family, and have two children in the Princeton City School district. Beyond serving as an elected official, Renee and Dan Jacobs have contributed to the community through volunteering for the Springdale Youth Boosters during the annual ComeUnity Bash and Cinema Horse Races, serving on the Princeton elementary and middle school PTA, and bringing fun characters to the annual Monster Mania Halloween event. When not teaching or working to serve the city, Mr. Jacobs enjoys hiking in the outdoors, volunteering with the 501st Legion-a charity costuming organization, and spending time with his family.


Portrait of Council Member David Gleaves


Council Member-At-Large
12145 Springdale Lake Drive
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone:  (513) 346-5596
Email: dgleaves [at]
Term Expires: November 30, 2027

Council Member David E. Gleaves has been a resident for over 25 years.  He was appointed to the City's Board of Zoning Appeals in 2020, and voted by his peers to serve as Vice Chairman.  Mr. Gleaves was elected in 2023 to represent the residents of Springdale as a Council Member At-Large.

Council Member Gleaves is a product of The Princeton City School District.  His Princeton journey started at Glendale Elementary, then to Princeton Junior High School, and graduation from Princeton High School.  Mr. Gleaves participated in varsity football, basketball, and track for the Vikings.  Mr. Gleaves' attended The Ohio State University where he studied Business Marketing.

Council Member Gleaves retired from the Toyota Motor Sales, Parts and Accessories Division after 33 years of service, having taken on many leadership roles.  Mr. Gleaves served in roles such as Diversity and Inclusion Champion and workplace quality control.

Council Member Gleaves and his wife Sheila truly love living in Springdale.  They can often be found enjoying a walk, run or just simply talking to neighbors and residents in the community.  Mr. Gleaves and his wife together enjoy the unique qualities of Springdale.


Portrait of Council Member Michelle McFarland


Council Member-At-Large
874 Yorkhaven Road
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: (513) 346-5593
Email: mmcfarland [at] 
Term Expires: November 30, 2027

Council Member Michelle McFarland has been a resident of Springdale for the majority of her life. She grew up in Springdale with her parents and two brothers and then returned after college to begin her own family. Michelle was elected in 2023 and is serving the residents of Springdale as a Council Member At-Large. Prior to being elected to city council, Michelle has served on the Springdale Elementary PTA board as the secretary, vice-president and currently the president. She has also been an active volunteer with Springdale Youth Boosters (SYB), Springdale Sailfish, and Girl Scouts. Michelle has also spent many seasons as a coach with youth sports in Springdale.

Council Member McFarland is a product of the Princeton City School District and the Great Oaks School District. During her time at Princeton she was involved in swimming, drill team, FHA, FCCLA, and National Vo-Tech Honor Society. Michelle also served as FCCLA State Vice-President of Public Relations. She is currently a Clinical Quality RN for Elevance Health. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Sullivan University and a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Youngstown State University.

Council Member McFarland has been married to her husband Greg for 12 years. They are raising their two kids, Brian and Katelyn who are working their way through the Princeton City School District. In her free time Michelle enjoys spending time with her family and friends, swimming and reading.


Portrait of Council Member Lavonne Webster


Council Member At-Large
12142 Peak Drive
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone:  (513) 671-4489
Email: lwebster [at] 

Term Expires: November 30, 2027








District 3 Council-Member
152 Silverwood Circle
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 293-6408
Email: msullivan-wisecup [at]
Term Expires: November 30, 2025

Council Member Meghan Sullivan-Wisecup has been a Springdale resident her entire life as she was born and raised in Springdale. Mrs. Sullivan-Wisecup is serving in her first term as a member of the Springdale City Council after being elected in 2017.

Prior to being elected to Council, Mrs. Sullivan-Wisecup served on the Springdale Board of Zoning Appeals. In addition to serving on that board, she also briefly served on the Springdale Parks and Recreation Commission. Mrs. Sullivan-Wisecup has dedicated a large part of her adult life volunteering her time and efforts towards the betterment of Springdale and the youth of this community. For the past thirteen years, Meghan has been an active participant in the Springdale Youth Boosters organization and has served as a coach at the Springdale Community Center for both youth soccer and cheerleading.

Not only has Mrs. Sullivan-Wisecup given her time to the City of Springdale and its recreational opportunities, but she has also devoted a great deal of her time to the Princeton City Schools. Mrs. Sullivan-Wisecup has served on the Springdale Elementary School PTA as well as the Princeton Community Middle School PTA. When Meghan is not serving the City in her new role as a Council member or volunteering her time with the City or Princeton City Schools, she enjoys family time with her husband, Brian, and their two children: Becca who attends Eastern Kentucky University and Ian who attends Princeton City Schools.



District 4 Council-Member
11982 Tavel Ct.
Springdale, OH 45246
Phone: 513-346-5592
Email: tvanover [at] 
Term Expires: November 30, 2025

Council Member Thomas Vanover and his wife have been Springdale residents since 1982. Council member Vanover was first elected to Springdale City Council in November 1993. Prior to serving on City Council, Mr. Vanover served on several Boards and Commissions of the City. During his tenure of serving on City Council, Mr. Vanover has represented City Council for several years on the Springdale Planning Commission and has given his time and dedication to practically every committee of City Council including Public Utilities, Capital Improvements, Public Works, Rules and Laws and the list goes on. Not only has Mr. Vanover served on these committees, but in several instances has served as Chair.

Council Member Vanover has been a self-employed Electrical Contractor for over twenty (20) years and has a B.A. degree from the University of Cincinnati. He has been married for well-over 34 years to his lovely wife, Donna and they have raised their two children, Chris and Leslie, in the Princeton City School District.