City Council Members Eff Dec 1, 2021

Councilperson At Large, Shaughn Daily

Councilman & Vice Mayor Shaughn Daily


Shaughn is an 18 year resident of Deer Park and is currently serving as a President of Council. He and his wife Dianne, have been married for 18 years and they have a 16 year old son Daniel, who attends Deer Park High School.

As a member of the Deer Park Park Board, Shaughn organized the "Cars in the Park" Car Show. He was a volunteer Firefighter/EMT for the Miami Township Fire Department and has served as President of the Miami Heights Volunteer Firemen's Association and has chaired their annual Firemen's Festival.

Shaughn is a licensed optician and works at Clarkson Eyecare.  He is also a licensed auctioneer and a real estate agent. Shaughn and his family are very involved with the Deer Park City Schools, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society's "Relay for Life" events.

Councilperson Ward 3, Kathy Downs

Councilwoman Kathy Downs


Kathy is native to Cincinnati and moved to Deer Park in 2012.  She has worked for Procter & Gamble in Mason for 33 years and is currently a Beauty Care Data Manager.  She has two children, a daughter who is a Professor at Vanderbilt University and a son, who is an ER Physician in Kettering, Ohio.

In June 2016, Kathy resurrected the Deer Park Block Watch and has held the position of Chairperson since that time.   

Councilman Neil Kelly

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Councilperson at Large, Mark Feldhaus

Councilman Mark Feldhaus


Mark Feldhaus was raised in Deer Park and graduated from Deer Park High School in 1982. He and his wife Christy have lived in Deer Park for 25 years and raised their 2 children, Alex and Sydney here.  Mark is a third-generation small business owner of Feldhaus Home Improvement. 

Mark has volunteered for several years at Deer Park Days in the Park and helped to initiate Players With Pride, an organization that provides additional resources for the athletic programs at Deer Park High School. 

Mark is currently serving as Councilperson at Large,is Council's Representative to the Deer Park Park Board & the Deer Park-Silverton Joint Fire District Board. 

Councilwoman Chris Westmark



Councilperson At Large, Tom Camp

Councilman Tom Camp


Tom is a lifelong resident of Deer Park and graduated from Deer Park High School in 1973.  His father, J. Henry Camp, served as Safety Service Director for Deer Park from 1959 to 1975 and his mother, Helen R. Camp, served on Council in Deer Park for 12 years.   

He is a 45+ year member of the Deer Park/Silverton Joint Fire District, and proudly served 10 of those years as the Fire Chief and is currently serving as the part time Deputy Fire Chief.  Tom has been a member of the Hamilton County Fire Chiefs Asso. since 1989, and served as Vice President for 4 years.  He is founder and former owner of Camp Safety Equipment Inc.

Tom served as Chairman of Deer Park Civil Service Commission, was EMA Director, Chair of the DP World Trade Center 911 Memorial Committee, and is a member of the Community Improvement Corporation (CIC), and the Comprehensive Plan committee.

A longtime member of St. Saviour Catholic Church, Tom and his wife Patricia (Keller) have 2 children, Emily (Donald) and Christopher (Meredith) and 4.5 grandchildren. Every chance they get they enjoy traveling in their motorhome.

Clerk of Council, Joanie Perin

Clerk of Council, Joanie Perin

Joanie is beginning her fifth year as Clerk of Council.  She grew up in Deer Park and graduated from Deer Park High School in 1989.  In 2004, Joanie moved back to Deer Park to raise her daughter who will be graduating from Deer Park High School this year. 

Joanie has worked in both customer service and in the medical field for over 20 years.  She is happily engaged to David Lewis and they plan to wed in 2019. 

Several years ago Joanie began volunteering at the Days in the Park Festival under the leadership of her late brother, former Deer Park City Councilman John Perin Jr. Joanie expresses the importance of carrying on John’s legacy of service to the City of Deer Park. “I’m with them”, she said, “because that’s where we’re from”.