About Carol Carter
About Carol Carter
Mayor Carter throws her bedazzled hat in the ring for Medina County Commissioner
I use the above phrase because I am an individual who is not afraid to stand out in a crowd, or stand up for what I believe in.
I’m running to be the next County Commissioner because YOU deserve someone who actively listens before making decisions that affect you. That is what I have done as the Mayor of Seville, and that is what I will continue to do.
People that know me, will remember my days as a Cloverleaf Colt Football Mom! Even back then I worked tirelessly to make sure every player felt supported. Win, lose, or draw we (Mom’s) thanked those young men for representing our school and making our community proud.
The last few years have forced me to step up in all aspects of my life. Losing my husband Billy was the hardest thing I have ever had to go through. However, his unwavering support of me as a strong independent woman has always been the backbone of my strength. Billy also taught me a lot about compromise from his 40+ years at Ohio Edison and Local #126.
I have learned a lot as the Mayor of the Village of Seville. I continue to have laser focus on 3 things that I call the 3 C’s:
1. The Citizens
2. My Colleagues (teammates)
3. Our Companies (businesses)
If I can step back and say I covered my 3 C’s today, I know I am doing my job.
I truly believe a good leader holds themselves just as accountable as they hold others. I try to lead by example and am always the first to pick up a broom or a shovel to make our community stronger.
I know that my best asset is diagnosing a problem and then implementing a plan to solve the problem. I will always surround myself with people whose strengths are not my own.
I try to be approachable and understanding to everyone’s opinions in my community. I use my personal cell phone that I will answer when available and if not, I return calls as quickly as I can. If you have every been to Seville, you have seen me running around behind the scenes helping our events run smoothly. I will continue to do all of these things as your Commissioner.
I will represent Medina County with honesty, bravery, passion, accountability, and a clear vision. I will lead, recognize, inspire, and work tirelessly to ensure the great people of Medina County receive honest and fair representation.
This is why I am throwing my bedazzled hat in the ring to be your Commissioner.
I have been a resident of Seville for more than 50 years. I attended Cloverleaf High School where I met the love of my life, Billy Carter. He was a football player and I was a cheerleader. We were inseparable from the start and quickly became a family. I now have a beautiful daughter, a handsome son, three wonderful grandchildren, and an adorable pug who bring the utmost joy into my life. My beloved husband, Billy, was taken from us in 2015 in a motorcycle accident in Sturgis. He was always my number one supporter. He made me into the strong and outspoken woman I am today and his love continues to guide me through life’s challenges. I know I am making him proud.
I retired with over 27 years of service at the Medina County Home where I prepared meals for all of our valued residents. Later I became Dietary Manager at Willowood Care Center in Brunswick where I lead a team of 16 employees to exceed State and County health standards and prepare delicious and nutritious meals. I also spent several years at Century Harley Davidson where I acted as Parts and Motor Clothes Manager as well as Building and Maintenance Supervisor. My work experience has taught me many things throughout the years, including compassion, dedication, integrity, communication, budgeting, and leadership.
I have always been an active participant in community events and involved with the Village of Seville. Throughout the years I have been a Seville Councilmember, I currently sit on the Board of Directors for the Seville Historical Society, and act as Administrator for the Seville Area Chamber of Commerce, and I am honored to be the Mayor of our great Village.
It has been said, I have a habit of always falling head first into whatever project I commit myself to and forget to come up for air. I recognize this as a positive attribute. I pride myself in giving 110% to any job I take on and I am ready to take on the job of Medina County Commissioner!