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Troy Markham, Member of Council

Leadership: Service and Environment
Term: January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2019
Contact: tmarkham@bexley.org

Troy was elected in 2015 and has been a resident of Bexley for over twenty years. He currently serves as Chair of the Service and Environment Committee and is past Chair of the Recreation and Parks Committee (2015-2017). In addition to serving on council, he works as a science instructor at The Ohio State University and Capital University. He has authored several science textbooks and instructional materials. His Bexley memoir “Exile in Goyville” is available in bookstores. Troy is a graduate of The Ohio State University with degrees in political science and plant biology. 

Troy’s focus on council is the improvement and development of all areas of Bexley. He is committed to cultivating open communication among all neighborhoods and promoting a sense of community and representation for all residents.

Outside of council and teaching, Troy works to further science education in youth. He serves as a volunteer mentor and judge for the Big Walnut Science Fair and the Central District Science Fair each year. His wife Patti grew up in Bexley and his children both attend Bexley City Schools. His daughter, Emily, is a talented ceramics artist and a graduate of Bexley High School. His son Leo is a member of the Bexley baseball and golf teams.