Mayor and Council Overview

Brian TurnbullMayor Brian Turnbull
Term: Nov. 12, 2019 – Nov. 8, 2021

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Brian Turnbull is a ‘79 graduate of Northville High School and a life-long Northville resident, part of a five-generation family in the area. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Eastern Michigan University, and graduated from a Management Development Program at Northwestern University. He spent 20 years of his career at Ford Motor Company in Product Development, Financial Services and Marketing. He has held executive leadership positions at Phoenix Group, NiTS Solution and Urban Science, and was the CEO and owner of iCMS Solutions. Brian is a local historian and featured lecturer, as well as a dedicated community volunteer. He and his wife Ann (Dayton) Turnbull have two children, Katelyn and Jasen. Katelyn and her husband, Clayton, are the parents of Brian and Ann’s first grandchild, Eliza Lyn. 

Marilyn PriceMarilyn Price
Mayor Pro Tem
21485 Silchester Ct.
Northville, MI 48167
Term expires on 11/13/23

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Marilyn Price, elected to City Council in November 2015, has been a resident of Northville since 1993. She serves as Council liaison to Northville Youth Assistance, Senior Advisory Council, Personnel Committee, Board and Commission Selection Committee, and the Liquor License Review Committee. Marilyn has a BS in Ed, and an MA from Central Michigan University and an EdD in Counseling and Counselor Education from Indiana University. Past community service includes 8 ½ yrs on the Northville Board of Education, 12 yrs on Northville Youth Assistance, and 14 yrs in Mothers’ Club of Northville. Prior to moving to Northville, Marilyn spent 12 years as a staff member and assistant director at the University Counseling Center at Binghamton University. She and her husband Don and have two sons, Daniel and Will.

Sam Ekong
Sam Ekong, Council Member

1026 Elmsmere Drive
Term expires on 11/8/21 (Resigned on March 25, 2021)

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Sam Ekong, elected to the City Council in November 2013, has been a resident of Northville since 2005. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington, and a Master’s degree in Industrial/ Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Sam has over 30 years of experience in engineering and management, and for the past seven years has been supporting the DOD as a contractor. He served as the Council’s liaison to the Economic Development Corporation, the Housing Commission, and the Senior Advisory Council. He is also a published author and a licensed builder. He and his late wife Lavinia have a daughter. He enjoys traveling, reading, and meeting people.

Patrick Giesa imagePatrick Giesa, Council Member
Term expires on 11/8/21


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Patrick Giesa, a resident of Northville since 1998, was elected to City Council in November 2017. He serves on the Board Commissions Selection Committee, the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Liquor License Review Committee, Northville City Sustainability Team and Northville’s Senior Advisory Council. Giesa earned a technical degree in computer engineering with a minor in accounting from North Idaho College. He served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. Now retired, he enjoyed a 42-year career in the computer industry. Active in the community, he serves on the board of directors for Northville Rotary and was president of the club in 2016. He was a mentor in Northville’s Youth Assistance program and served on Northville’s Non-Motorized Advisory Committee. He has two adult children (Elli and John) and five grandchildren. Among his many interests, he enjoys, hiking, bicycling, woodworking, electronics, winter sports and cooking.

Barbara Moroski-BrowneBarbara Moroski-Browne
City Council Member
116 High Street
Northville, MI 48167
cell: 734-604-3709
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Term expires on 11/13/23

Barbara is a 33-year resident of the Northville community and has lived in the Historic District since 2013. Since 1990, she has been a volunteer and leader in local organizations and Northville Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs (Policy Analysis) from Wayne State University. She is an experienced public policy analyst, government performance auditor and risk analyst. Employment history: GAO/US Congress [1982-1995, Certified Government Financial Manager], management consultant [1996-1998], and senior data analyst/public sector consultant [1998-current] at Design Research Engineering, a forensic engineering firm in Novi, MI. Barbara has three children: Adrienne (Aneil Kersey), Garrett and Lauren – all Northville Public School graduates. Her three grandsons also live in Northville and attend NPS. She enjoys exploring new places, travel, reading, hiking, volunteering, and hanging out in the 'Ville.