RTA experience

  • March 2011, Joined the RTA Board as an appointee of Cuyahoga County.

Public-sector experience

  • 2010-2016, Mayor of East Cleveland. The City has more than 17,800 residents, and was Cleveland's first suburb.
  • 2004-2010, East Cleveland City Council, and former Council President.
  • Former Executive Assistant to County Commissioner Peter Lawson Jones. Norton supervised staff, planned special projects and events, and oversaw concerns from the community.
  • Special Assistant to the CEO, Cleveland Initiative for Education and the Cleveland Municipal School District.


  • Masters of Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Cleveland State University.
  • Part-time faculty member of Bryant & Stratton College

Updated March 20, 2017.

Contact info

Board of Trustees
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216-356-3120, e-mail

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