SHERIFF WASYLYSHYN

Mark Wasylyshyn is the elected Sheriff of Wood County Ohio since January of 2005. As the Sheriff, he is the chief law enforcement officer in the county, with additional responsibilities for managing the 224 bed county jail, 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, Special Response Team, Road Patrol, Detective Bureau, Sheriff Sales, issuing carry concealed weapons permits, registering and monitoring sex offenders and arsonists, courthouse complex security, and paper service for the Common Pleas Courts. He supervises a staff of 130 full-time deputies, part time courthouse complex deputies and is assisted by an auxiliary of forty members who volunteer their time.

Sheriff Wasylyshyn serves on the board of directors , and is a member on the executive committee of the National Sheriffs’ Association and serves on several of its national committees. He also represents the National Sheriffs’ Association on the Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council. Wasylyshyn was  the President of the Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association in 2017 and serves on several of its state committees.

Mark Wasylyshyn is a life-long resident of Wood County. He is a life member of Saint Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church and serves as trustee. He graduated from Rossford High School in 1979 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hillsdale College in 1983. He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College and the National Sheriff’s Institute. Wasylyshyn is an active member of Rotary and Kiwanis. He and his wife, Jenna, are the proud parents of twins, James and Catherine, born in 1999. The Wasylyshyn family resides on their farm in Webster Township.

    ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS

    Perrysburg Heights Capital Campaign Steering Committee

    Black Swamp Humanitarian Awards Committee

    Addiction Response Collaborative (ARC) Committee

    Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce

    Bowling Green Kiwanis Club

    Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association (BSSA)

    • Awards & Public Relations Committee
    • D.A.R.E./S.R.O. Committee
    • Image Enhancing Committee
    • Legislative Committee
    • Training & Education Committee

    Eastwood Schools Audit Finance Committee

    Eastwood Schools Continuous Improvement Planning Committee

    Eastwood Schools Facilities Task Committee

    Executive Joint Terrorism Task Force, FBI

    Huntington Bank Scholarship Committee

    DARE International – Law Enforcement Advisory Board

    National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA)

    • Board of Directors
    • Executive Committee
    • Outreach Committee, Vice-Chairman
    • Governmental Affairs Committee
    • Court Security, Civil and Corrections Committee
    • Education and Awards Committee
    • Global Affairs Committee
    • Homeland Security Committee

    Owens Community College

    • Alumni Association Board Director
    • Center for Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee
    • Corrections Advisory Committee
    • Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
    • Homeland Security Advisory Committee
    • Law Enforcement Advisory Committee

    Northern Wood County Republican Club

    Honorary Life Member of Eastwood High School Tri-M Chapter of Music

    Rotary Club of Perrysburg

    Perrysburg Schools Safety Committee

    Governor’s Appointment to Private Investigations & Security Services Commission

    St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church

    Wood County Friends of 4-H Bake Off Donor

    Amateur Radio Emergency Service

    Community Corrections Board

    Court Security Advisory Board

    Farm Bureau

    Fire & EMS Chief’s Association

    Law Enforcement Executives Association

    Township Trustees & Clerks Association

    AWARDS

    2015 Officer of the Year – Toledo Chapter

    A.S.I.S. Keith Dressel Officer of the Year Award

    Blue Coat of the Year – State of Ohio Knights of Columbus 2014

    Blue Coat of the Year – Toledo Knights of Columbus – 2014

    Rossford School District 2010 Alumni Award of Distinction

    Outstanding Service to Wood County 4-H Award – 2014

    Certificate of Appreciation – ODPS/Ohio Homeland Security 2009

    Certified Law Enforcement Manager – Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Assn 2005 – present

    Certificate of Appreciation, The Salvation Army 2014

    Certificates of Appreciation, American Legion Toledo Post 335, 2013 – 2015

    Certificate of Appreciation, Grand Rapids Care Center 2013

    Certificate of Appreciation, Wood County Health Department 2009

    Certificates of Appreciation – R.A.D. KIDS Safety Education 2008 – 2014

    Certificate of Appreciation – Zero Tolerance Task Force 2007

    Certificate of Appreciation – Perrysburg Heights Community Assn 2007

    Outstanding Leadership Award – Ohio Educational Service Center Assn 2006

    Certificates of Appreciation – Bowling Green Kiwanis Club – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012

    Certificate of Appreciation – Cocoon Shelter 2006

    Certificate of Recognition – Owens Community College 2005

    Blue Coat of the Year – Perrysburg Knights of Columbus 2004

    Certificate of Recognition – Ohio Attorney General’s D.A.R.E. Advisory Board 2003

    Certificate of Recognition – Perrysburg Schools Board of Education 2004

    Officer of the Year – Perrysburg Knights of Columbus

    Community Service Award – Perrysburg Alternatives to Substance Abuse 1995/1996

    ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS

    Perrysburg Heights Capital Campaign Steering Committee

    Black Swamp Humanitarian Awards Committee

    Addiction Response Collaborative (ARC) Committee

    Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce

    Bowling Green Kiwanis Club

    Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association (BSSA)

    • Awards & Public Relations Committee
    • D.A.R.E./S.R.O. Committee
    • Image Enhancing Committee
    • Legislative Committee
    • Training & Education Committee

    Eastwood Schools Audit Finance Committee

    Eastwood Schools Continuous Improvement Planning Committee

    Eastwood Schools Facilities Task Committee

    Executive Joint Terrorism Task Force, FBI

    Huntington Bank Scholarship Committee

    DARE International – Law Enforcement Advisory Board

    National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA)

    • Board of Directors
    • Executive Committee
    • Outreach Committee, Vice-Chairman
    • Governmental Affairs Committee
    • Court Security, Civil and Corrections Committee
    • Education and Awards Committee
    • Global Affairs Committee
    • Homeland Security Committee

    Owens Community College

    • Alumni Association Board Director
    • Center for Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee
    • Corrections Advisory Committee
    • Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
    • Homeland Security Advisory Committee
    • Law Enforcement Advisory Committee

    Northern Wood County Republican Club

    Rotary Club of Perrysburg

    Perrysburg Schools Safety Committee

    Governor’s Appointment to Private Investigations & Security Services Commission

    St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church

    Wood County Friends of 4-H Bake Off Donor

    Amateur Radio Emergency Service

    Community Corrections Board

    Court Security Advisory Board

    Farm Bureau

    Fire & EMS Chief’s Association

    Law Enforcement Executives Association

    Township Trustees & Clerks Association

    AWARDS

    2015 Officer of the Year – Toledo Chapter

    A.S.I.S. Keith Dressel Officer of the Year Award

    Blue Coat of the Year – State of Ohio Knights of Columbus 2014

    Blue Coat of the Year – Toledo Knights of Columbus – 2014

    Rossford School District 2010 Alumni Award of Distinction

    Outstanding Service to Wood County 4-H Award – 2014

    Certificate of Appreciation – ODPS/Ohio Homeland Security 2009

    Certified Law Enforcement Manager – Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Assn 2005 – present

    Certificate of Appreciation, The Salvation Army 2014

    Certificates of Appreciation, American Legion Toledo Post 335, 2013 – 2015

    Certificate of Appreciation, Grand Rapids Care Center 2013

    Certificate of Appreciation, Wood County Health Department 2009

    Certificates of Appreciation – R.A.D. KIDS Safety Education 2008 – 2014

    Certificate of Appreciation – Zero Tolerance Task Force 2007

    Certificate of Appreciation – Perrysburg Heights Community Assn 2007

    Outstanding Leadership Award – Ohio Educational Service Center Assn 2006

    Certificates of Appreciation – Bowling Green Kiwanis Club – 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012

    Certificate of Appreciation – Cocoon Shelter 2006

    Certificate of Recognition – Owens Community College 2005

    Blue Coat of the Year – Perrysburg Knights of Columbus 2004

    Certificate of Recognition – Ohio Attorney General’s D.A.R.E. Advisory Board 2003

    Certificate of Recognition – Perrysburg Schools Board of Education 2004

    Officer of the Year – Perrysburg Knights of Columbus

    Community Service Award – Perrysburg Alternatives to Substance Abuse 1995/1996

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