Richard Trojanski

Maple Heights City Council, District 6

Richard was the first out LGBTQ+ person elected in Maple Heights!


City Councilman Richard Trojanski is a lifelong resident of Maple Heights and has a passion for justice, equity and greater economic opportunity for taxpayers and families in Maple Height’s 6th District. A graduate of the Maple Height City Schools, he is a proud product of public schools. He is a first generation college student. Currently earning his Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a 2016 David Bohnett Leaders Fellow for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Since 2009 he has served the City of Maple Heights as District 6 Councilman, Council President, and Civil Service Commissioner. He was the first openly gay Council President elected in Ohio. Since taking office Richard has worked tirelessly for the citizens of Maple Heights to improve city services and the quality of life for residents.