City of Ionia
•  Round 1 of the City's Bagged Leaf Pick-Up Program begins Monday, October 15th~October 25th. Refer to the leaf schedule for more info.

Staff Directory

Looking to contact a department or staff member with the City of Ionia? Please check the directory listing here, sorted by department. If you are not sure whom to contact, please call the front desk at Ionia City Hall at (616) 527-4170, or use our General Inquiry form. Thank you.

City Hall

Eppler, Jason - City Manager - (616) 527-5776 email

Hyzer, Chris - Finance Director -Treasurer - (616) 527-4170 x 5137 email

Hendrick, Christine - Assistant Finance Director - (616) 527-4170 x 5139 email

Jewell, Randy - City Assessor - (616) 523-0146 email

Cook, Ally - City Clerk - (616) 523-0145 email

Cochrun, Dianne - Administrative Assistant - Front Office City Hall - (616) 527-4170 x 5140 email

Gesselman, Gail - Administrative Assistant-to City Manager & Website - (616) 523-0147 email

Guernsey, Bethany - Administrative Assistant - City Income Tax - (616) 527-4170 x 5142 email

Lennemann, Betsy - Administrative Assistant - Accounting Dept. - (616) 527-4170 x 5150 email

Rutledge, Nancy - Administrative Assistant - Front Office City Hall - (616) 527-4170 x 5141 email

Dial-A-Ride

Wenzel, Heidi - Dial-A-Ride Director - (616) 523-0144  email

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

Curtis, Linda - DDA Director - (616) 527-1420  email

Parks and Recreation

Painter, Matt - Director - (616) 523-0162  email

Rice, Keegan - Assistant - (616) 523-0163  email

Public Safety

Thomas, Troy - Director - (616) 527-4431 x 5151

Odette, John - Deputy Director / Captain - (616) 527-4431

McDiarmid, Cory - Detective / Sergeant - (616) 527-4431

Heinlein, Kevin - Sergeant - (616) 527-4431

Verduin, Todd - Fleet Manager - (616) 527-4431

Sprague, Karen - Administrative Assistant - (616) 527-4431 email

Cronk, Michael - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Dankenbring, Randy - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Flanders, Christian - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Fryc, Benjamin - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Jones, Chad - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Lynn, Alec - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Skorka, Jennifer - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Swanson, Keith - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Teitsma, Keegan - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Vos, Brian - Officer / Code Enforcement - (616) 523-0157 email

Wineland, Jerry - Officer - (616) 527-4431

Bennett, Daniel - Firefighter

Conley, Kiel - Firefighter

Conley, Warren - Firefighter

Flanders, Joe - Firefighter

Hearld, Isaac - Firefighter

Hull, Nathaniel - Firefighter

Kasper, Mark - Firefighter

Main, Greg - Firefighter

Peckins, Joe - Firefighte

Steel, Roderick - Firefighter

Public Utilities

Kenyon, Chris - Director - (616) 523-0165 email

Water Department - Main Telephone Line - (616) 523-0167

Laboratory Room - Main Telephone Line - (616) 523-0166

Allen, Dennis - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0166

Badder, Cullen - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0166

Bennett, Daniel - Operator - (616) 523-0166

Courter, Shannon - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0166

Ewalt, Joshua - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0167

Lafler, Joe - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0166

Petersen, Geoffrey - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0166

Porta, Jeff - Certified Operator - (616) 523-0167

Public Works

Cunningham, Gary - Director - (616) 527-4170 email

Baker, Scott - Truck Driver / Asst. Mechanic - (616) 527-4170 email

Cunningham, David - Heavy Equipment Operator - (616) 527-4170 email

Edwards, Richard - Truck Driver / Asst. Mechanic - (616) 527-4170 email

Lamphere, Griff - Truck Driver - (616) 527-4170 email

Reisbig, Timothy - Heavy Equipment Operator - (616) 527-4170 email

Ruehs, Scott - Mechanic - (616) 527-4170 email

Springsteen, Christopher - Truck Driver / Asst. Mechanic - (616) 527-4170 email

City Calendar

City of Ionia City Calendar

114 North Kidd Street  Map
Ionia, Michigan 48846
Phone 616-527-4170

Fax 616-527-0810

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:00p
(Holiday exception)

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