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Eric Norenberg, ICMA-CM

City Manager

Eric Norenberg
Eric Norenberg was appointed City Manager in October 2007. An Ohio-native, Eric has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio and a Master of Public Policy from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

Eric has over 25 years of municipal government experience. He served in a variety of positions with the City of Mesa, Arizona, including Special Assistant to the City Manager, Acting Convention and Community Center Director, and IT Services Leader. Before that, he completed internships with the cities of Southfield, MI; Ann Arbor, MI, and Mesa, AZ.

The Norenberg family lives in Oberlin and includes Eric’s wife, Kaye, their children, Zachary and Molly, and their dog, Checkers.

Eric is interested in communicating with the residents of Oberlin.  Accordingly, Eric posts the periodic City Manager Update and data reports provided to the City Council on the web site, and sends city news messages via Twitter.  You are encouraged to communicate with the City of Oberlin as well.  Please send a letter, an e-mail, or a message using the Service Request Form.

Eric also serves as the City's Treasurer and is a member of the Oberlin Community Improvement Corporation board.  He is active in a number of professional and civic organizations:

International City/County Management Association
Ohio City/County Management Association - Association President and member of the Board of Directors
Lorain County Mayors and Managers Association
Northeast Ohio Mayors and City Managers Association
Team Lorain County - Board Chair and Member of the Executive Committee
Oberlin Rotary Club

Wanda Davis, Assistant City Manager/Human Resources Administrator

Wanda Davis' Bio


Diane Ramos, Administrative Assistant to the City Manager & Assistant City Manager/Human Resources Administrator

Diane Ramos' Bio

Contact Information

Eric Norenberg, City Manager
Phone: (440) 775-7206
Contact Eric

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Wanda Davis, Assistant City Manager/ Human Resources Administrator
Phone: (440) 775-7205
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Diane Ramos, Administrative Assistant, City Manager's Office/Human Resources Dept.
Phone: (440) 775-7217
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