A memorial plaque honoring those who erected the facility functioning as the village government center.

The Village of St. Paris Municipal building is located at 135 West Main Street in St. Paris, Ohio.

Elected officials consist of mayor Sam Ronicker and six council members; Terry Ervin ll, Frank Blair, Tony Hoyt,  Joe Curran, Susan Prince and Steve Lett.

Spencer Mitchell is the Village Administrator and Marc McGuire is the Fiscal Officer.

Address: 135 West Main Street, St. Paris, Ohio 43072
Phone: 937-663-4329

Susan Prince, Mayor


Susan has been a resident of St. Paris since 2003. She grew up in the Graham Local School District and graduated from West Liberty-Salem High School in 1997. She currently works for Assurant and has since 2004.

Susan joined the Village Council in 2018 because she “wanted to assure the community that they can trust the council to make good decisions for our village”.

Susan is married to her husband, Steve and they have 4 children and 2 grandchildren.

Terry W. Ervin II, Council Member


Being a resident of St. Paris since 1990, Terry Ervin decided to get involved in his community. “I chose to run for council because I wanted to serve the community in which I live,” he said. Terry has been on Village Council since January 2012. He also serves on the St. Paris Planning Commission and the JSP Fire Board.

Terry received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Bowling Green State University, majoring in Biology and minoring in English. He earned his Master of Education Degree from Urbana University.

Terry is currently an English instructor at Upper Valley Career Center where he has taught for the past 28 years. Terry is a published author and has written several fantasy and science fiction books over the years. He has been married for twenty-nine years and has two daughters.

Joe Curran, Council Member


A resident since 2019, Joe Curran joined council in 2022 “to make Saint Paris a better place to live.”  His efforts include construction of the Piqua-St. Paris-Urbana bike trail, as well as development of the old junior high school property on East Main Street.

He’s a US Marine Corps veteran and Ohio University graduate.  Joe helps out in the Boy Scouts, Rotary, Knights of Pythias and Our Town Saint Paris.

Joe and his wife Carey Anne, the parents of six, are active members of Covenant Lutheran Church.

Frank Blair, Council Member


I have lived in Saint Paris for 30 years with my wife Sandy. We have raised three daughters together, Stormy, Jennifer, Rebecca, and one son, Joshua. I have 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

I work at the Saint Paris Hardware Store.

I truly want to be more involved with what happens in our village.  I look forward to doing my best as a Village Council member.

 Tony Hoyt, Council Member


Steve Lett, Council Member


Spencer Mitchell, Village Administrator


Spencer Mitchell joined the Village of St. Paris as Village Administrator in October of 2018. As Village Administrator, Mr. Mitchell is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Water, Wastewater and Street Departments. He also oversees the future planning and budgeting for the Village.

“I enjoy trying to find ways to improve the quality and efficiency of the services that the Village of St. Paris provides to its residents. I want to help make a positive impact on the community that I grew up in.”

Mr. Mitchell joined the Village of St. Paris Water Department in May of 2017 before being named Village Administrator in 2018. He is a graduate of Graham High School, class of 2004. Before joining St. Paris, he worked 10 years as a fleet manager for a prominent package delivery company. Spencer enjoys spending time with his wife, Andi, and their three children: Jack, AJ and Bo.

Marc McGuire, Fiscal Officer


Marc McGuire joined the Village of St. Paris as a Fiscal Officer in July 2018. He is Graham High School graduate as well as an alum of the University of Dayton.

“It’s been both rewarding and challenging being the Fiscal Officer for the Village. Learning and understanding my Fiscal Officer responsibilities, interacting with the residents, and working with great people have been enjoyable.”

Marc enjoys spending time with his son, running and just being outdoors.