Local Government

The Village of Portage Government consists of 7 elected officials (6 Village Council members and the Mayor), 5 paid appointed positions, and 6 volunteer citizen positions (3 Planning Commission members, 1 Records Committee member, and 2 Parks Committee members).

Elected Officials

Mayor
William Mark Wolford
Elected 2008, 2012, 2016

Council
President Pro Tempore
Mike Brinkman
Elected 2010, 2014

Council
Carl Crawford
Elected 2010, 2014

Council
Kristen Hidinger
Elected 2016

Council
John Jividen
Appointed 2009, 2014
Elected 2010

Council
Marcia Wolford
Appointed 2009
Elected 2012, 2016

Council
Rose Yoder
Elected 2010, 2014

Village Employees

Duane Donaldson – 2009
Rex Lee – 2012
Joe Perez – 2008
Tamara Stubbins – 2014

Committees, Commissions, and Boards

Finance
Mike Brinkman
John Jividen
Marcia Wolford

Infrastructure
Carl Crawford
Marcia Wolford
Rose Yoder

Park
Mike Brinkman
Carl Crawford
Kristen Hidinger
Amy Lee

Public Health and Safety
Kristen Hidinger
John Jividen
Rose Yoder

Records
William “Mark” Wolford
Harold Yoder
Paul Skaff

Rules
Carl Crawford
Marcia Wolford