Committee Members

Janice Godwin, Chair

Born in the village, attended Clinton/Northwest schools and graduated from Kent State University; continued her education at The University of Akron and Ashland University. She has taught school in Garfield Heights and Northwest Schools; and retired from Akron Public Schools. Jan has served the village since being appointed as a council member serving for many terms. At one time or another, she has served on all of the committees and been a member of the council since September of 1991.

Marissa Gensimore

Rita Joseph

Emergency Services

For police emergency please contact the New Franklin Police Department Address: 5611 Manchester Road, Akron, 44319 Phone: 330-883-3281

Cheif Wayne Conory


Phone: 330-882-4828

Fax: 330-882-3752

If you have a saftey concern and it is not an emergency, please reach out to us.