Joyce Deitering  
Mayor and City Council


Mayor Joyce DeiteringFirst elected as Randolph Township Trustee in 1987, Joyce Deitering served in that position until the merger of Randolph Township with the Village of Clayton in 1998. A long standing proponent of regional cooperation, one of Deitering’s earliest actions as an elected official was to form a joint dispatch for police and fire with the City of Englewood. She was instrumental in leading the Randolph Township / Clayton merger and led the movement to retain local fire services as one cohesive unit serving the entire Northmont area. Deitering served on both the merger commission and the first City Council for Clayton.

Ms. Deitering is a native of the Northmont area, graduating from Northmont High School in 1977. She was granted a B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law. She first opened her law office in the former Randolph Township (now Clayton) in 1984 and has maintained her business here since.

Ms. Deitering has served in other leadership capacities in the area. She was appointed by the Englewood City Council to serve as a member of the Personnel and Appeals Board. She was also Parish Council President at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Among the awards received by Deitering are Outstanding Citizen of the Year and Outstanding Elected Official, both presented by the Northmont Jaycees, and the Up and Comer award, presented by Price Waterhouse. She has been a member of many local organizations, including National Trail La Sertoma, Randolph Township Optimists, Northmont Rotary, Clayton Business Association, and has served on the Board of Directors for Catholic Social Services of Miami Valley.

Term Expires: December 31, 2017 

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