Jamie McCleaster, a life-long North Canton resident, graduated from Hoover High School and the University of Akron. Outside of Council he works in the pharmaceutical industry. Jamie’s first role with the city was on the Citizen’s Survey Committee. Most recently he served as the Chairman of the Planning Commission prior to his election to Council. Jamie lives with his wife and two children, and enjoys hiking with his family, competing in triathlons, sailboat racing, and playing guitar. Giving back to the community is important to Jamie. He is a former President of the North Canton Jaycees and was recently awarded with life-membership. Jamie currently serves as the Chairman of the Utilities Committee.