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Charles Shasho has been a resident of the City of Youngstown for 49 years. He attended Woodrow Wilson High School, graduating in 1988. After high school, Mr. Shasho enlisted in the United States Navy. Mr. Shasho served in the United States Navy Construction Battalions (Seabees) as a Utilitiesman, both active and reserve from 1988-1997, working on numerous construction projects in the U.S. as well as Puerto Rico and Hati.

Mr. Shasho received his Bachelor of Science Applied Science in Civil Engineering in 1996 from Youngstown State University. He has worked for a number of private consulting firms in Ohio and Pennsylvania where he specialized in Land Surveying, General Civil Engineering, Storm Water Management, HEC/RAS, and Sanitary Sewer Collection system design.

Mr. Shasho has worked for the City of Youngstown for 19 Years and was originally appointed to be the Deputy Director of Public Works by Mayor Jay Williams in 2008. He has served in that position under Mayors Jay Williams, Charles Samarone, and John McNally, up to the present day. Mayor Jamael Tito Brown re-appointed Mr. Shasho to the position in February 2018. Mr. Shasho has administered and successfully completed hundreds of millions of dollars in construction projects including Construction of the Covelli Centre, the Brier Hill Industrial Park Rail Modernization Project at Vallourec, Wick Ave. Improvements, Federal Street Rehabilitation, Renovations to the City of Youngstown Waste Water Treatment Plant, and Construction of the River Front Park and Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater.

Mr. Shasho serves as the Mayor’s Designee on The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee, and District 6 Public Works Integrating Committee. He is a member of the City of Youngstown Planning Commission, Design Review Committee, and Special Assessment Appeals Board.

When not at work, Mr. Shasho enjoys spending time with his two sons Rocco and Tyler and is an active member of the Boy Scouts of America, currently serving as Scoutmaster for Troop 9022 from St. Christine’s parish. His other interests and hobbies include playing Bocce, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, and Kayaking. Mr. Shasho enjoys barbecuing and can often be found outside by an open fire cooking. He is an accomplished woodworker and cabinet maker, and enjoys building various woodworking projects.

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Chuck Shasho

Deputy Director of Public Works

Appointed: 2008
Phone: (330) 742-8800
Fax: (330) 742-8807