Ronald E. Falconi
was appointed to the Board to represent the interests of local governments in May 2016. Falconi has been mayor of Brunswick since 2014. Prior to that, he served as a Brunswick City Councilman for nearly six years. He was on various committees ranging from Economic Development to Planning and Zoning, and the Safety Committees. Before becoming an elected official, he was on the Board of Zoning Appeals for the City for nearly three years.

He was born and raised in Northeastern Ohio. He received his diploma from Padua Franciscan High School in Parma. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University, where he majored in political science with a concentration in international studies. Subsequently, he received his law degree from the University of Akron, and he has a license to practice in all state courts in Ohio. He was also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania. In addition, he has represented clients in the U.S. Immigration Court and before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. He operates his own law practice and does a majority of his work in Cuyahoga and Medina counties.