Mayor of the City of Wilmington
Randy Riley became Mayor of the city of Wilmington in January 2012. Prior to that, he spent 7 years as a Clinton County Commissioner. He retired in January of 2003 from Clinton Memorial Hospital as the Director of Respiratory Therapy, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Trauma Services.
While at CMH, Riley developed many programs for the hospital. He developed and directed the Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratory, Cardiac Rehabilitation Services, The Pulmonary Functions Laboratory and worked on the development of the trauma program at CMH; all the while directing a 24/7 staff of Respiratory Therapist who specialist in the treatment of pulmonary and cardiac disease.
Riley’s leadership skills were recognized by the Clinton County Leadership Institute when he was awarded the Civic Leader of the Year award. He has also been nominated by the CCLI as Humanitarian of the Year. The George Clinton Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Riley with their National Community Service Award.
He has served the City of Wilmington as Director of Public Safety. In that capacity, Riley was administrator of the Wilmington Fire Department and the Wilmington Police Department. He was also in charge of Wilmington Dispatch and directed improvements in the countywide tornado alert system.
Over the years, Riley has served on the boards of the following organizations; The Clinton County Foundation, The Emergency Management Agency, The Solid Waste Management District, The Clinton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Wilmington Optimist Club, Orion Rehabilitation Center, United Way of Clinton County, the Clinton Community Counseling Center and others.
As an EMT and firefighter, Riley volunteered with the Port William Life Squad and Fire Department. He also served as a member of the Ohio-5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT OH-5). In this role, Riley was an initial responder to Biloxi, Mississippi immediately after Hurricane Katrina devastated that coastal community.