Mayor's Bio

BRENDA TEDESCHI BODNAR
Mayor, Mayfield Village, Ohio

  • Elected November 2015
  • Previously served as Chair of Mayfield Village Citizens Advisory Committee and Civil Service Commission

Education:

  • Cleveland State University, BA in Communications 1981 Summa Cum Laude
  • CSU Cleveland Marshall College of Law, JD 1984 Magna Cum Laude
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Experience:

  • 32 years in private practice with last 27 at A. Sirvaitis & Associates
  • Experience includes profit and nonprofit business and individual transactional work; negotiation and drafting of contracts, commercial and residential leases; negotiation of business financing; trial and appellate advocacy.

Personal:

  • Homeowner in Mayfield Village since 2001
  • Married to Paul Bodnar (Photographer and Fishmonger) since 1985
  • Proud mother of two daughters: Karin Bozak (Engineer in Power Systems Division of NASA) and Kristina Bodnar (Student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law)
  • And one granddaughter: Leona Rose Bozak (born May 2016)