Elected Officials

Stacey Graus



I am a practicing attorney in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. I chose to run for City Council in 1998 to effect a change in the direction of our city government. I have been involved in professional activities and remain involved with my children’s activities.

It has been a pleasure serving the citizens of Alexandria as a Council Member. I hope to continue the good work of city government so that our city will move forward and progress in a manner that enhances the quality of life for the residents of Alexandria.

Susan Vanlandingham


I am a forensic scientist for the Kentucky State Police and an adjunct professor for Northern Kentucky University. I have lived in Alexandria for fourteen years and I was appointed to the Alexandria City Council in June of 2017. When I’m not working, I like to travel and go camping and kayaking with my family. I look forward to working with community, council and the mayor in addressing future concerns for our city.

Tom Baldridge

Hi, I am Tom Baldridge. I have lived in Alexandria for 12 years and am a lifelong resident of Campbell County. I attended Campbell County High School and Northern Kentucky University. I am married to Shelly (Giesken) for 37 years, and we have 3 children and 6 grandchildren who live in Alexandria. I previously served on Cold Spring City Council for 7 years. I am pleased to represent you on Alexandria City Council and would be happy to hear from you if you have any concerns or ideas. This is a great city to live in with a lot of history. I want to continue that. You can email me at tbaldridge@alexandriaky.org.

Robert Simon

I am a 1970 graduate of Bishop Brossart High School and have been married to Shirley (Ross) for 36 years. We have four children and four grandchildren. I have been a resident of Alexandria for over 40 years. I am the owner of Bob Simon Construction and have 40 years of construction experience. I am proud to be on City Council and hope to make Alexandria a greater place to live.

Sue Neltner

I am married to Rick Neltner and we have 4 children and 5 grandchildren.  I retired from teaching in 2013 where I taught Kindergarten for 19 years and Special Education for 9 years. We own a small business in Alexandria, L & S Contractors, Inc. since 2003. As a lifelong resident of Campbell County and a 15-year resident of Alexandria, I am grateful to be serving the City of Alexandria as a City Council Member and I hope I serve you well. I would like to hear from you with your ideas, concerns or complaints, so please do not hesitate to call me at 859-240-4150 or email at sneltner@alexandriaky.org  

Kyle Sparks

I am a national litigation consultant and subject matter expert for Thomson Reuters.  I previously spent 7 years as a council member for the City of Crestview.  I look forward to being a part of Alexandria’s future. 

Council Committees
FINANCE COMMITTEE (Stacey Graus-Chair, Bob Simon, Susan Vanlandingham) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to budgets, recommend tax levels, and develop reporting systems.

PUBLIC WORKS/MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE (Bob Simon-Chair, Tom Baldridge, Susan Vanlandingham) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to setting capital infrastructure projects; suggest/affect maintenance priorities.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (Tom Baldridge-Chair, Kyle Sparks, Bob Simon) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to developing hiring policies, position descriptions, and benefit programs.

SAFETY COMMITTEE (Susan Vanlandingham-Chair, Stacey Graus, Sue Neltner) – Will work with the Mayor and Council on any issues or concerns relating to the Police Department and the General Public.  To see that the needs of the Police Department are met and that the safety and well being of the Police Personnel, and the health, safety and well being of the General Public are ensured.

BUSINESS RETENTION & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (Kyle Sparks-Chair, Stacey Graus, Sue Neltner) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council in creating a collaborative environment to assist in the retention of existing businesses and to bring in businesses that will be beneficial for the citizens of Alexandria.

BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE (Sue Neltner-Chair, Kyle Sparks, Tom Baldridge) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to the beautification of the City, to help promote the City and citizen good will, recognition of individual citizen efforts to beautify the City.