Ashland Elected Officials
Duane R. Fishpaw
and Director of Public Service & Safety
Duane Fishpaw became mayor on January 22, 2017, to fill the remaining term left by the retirement of Glen P. Stewart.
Fishpaw served in the Navy as a jet electrician and later attended North Central State College and Ashland University. Most of his professional career was spent with the Ashland Fire Department where he was a Firefighter/Paramedic, Captain, and then an Assistant Chief. Fishpaw represented Ward 1 on the City Council for five years.