Mark Antonetz

GenoaTWP 2023-0224 Antonetz6362_S (1) - CopyIn 2011, Antonetz became involved with Genoa Township by serving as Chair of the Genoa Township Technical Advisory Committee and was appointed to the Board of Zoning Appeals in 2012. Antonetz was then appointed to the Genoa Township Zoning Commission in 2015, and reappointed in 2020, and has been Chairperson since 2018.

Antonetz is a strong believer in transparency, smart growth, fiscal conservatism and open collaborative meetings with the public.

Antonetz has proven his strong support for resident involvement and input in the zoning committee meetings treating everyone with respect and patiently providing full and open public discussion with no time limits on speaking.

For the past 30 years, Antonetz has gained valuable knowledge and experience being a Professional Engineer and currently is a Partner in the engineering firm of Sands Decker.  Antonetz stated, “Being an owner of a small business has taught me how to budget finances, plan smart growth, and manage people with teamwork and collaboration to solve issues.

Through Antonetz’s engineering practice, he has the opportunity to design projects all over the United States, obtaining a broad range of experience working with countless governmental agencies, councils, trustees and zoning commissions to create projects that have provided value to his clients and their communities.

“I was raised by my parents to serve the community where I live, and being a Genoa Township Trustee is just another way I can do that for Genoa Township,” said Antonetz. “We love Genoa Township, its rural residential feel and all the variety of outdoor opportunities in our parks and trails,” he continued.

Antonetz, and his wife Julie, both graduates of The Ohio State University, moved to Genoa in 2002 bringing their two young daughters, Greta 6 and Sophia 1. Both daughters have since graduated from Westerville Central High School. Greta is a civil engineer practicing in Chicago and Sophia is attending The Ohio State University studying biomedical engineering. In their free time, they enjoy kayaking on Hoover Reservoir or biking on the great trails available in Genoa Township.