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.

Committees:  Finance – Chair, Public Works, Business Retention & Development

Steven Shinkle



I have lived in Northern Kentucky my entire life and have been a resident of Alexandria or six years, as well s a parishioner of St. Mary’s Parish since moving to the area.

I work for Nestle Waters, managing our eCommerce assortment and business for major retailers, like Kroger.  I graduated with a degree in Economics from Northern Kentucky University.

I have served on the Alexandria Planning & Zoning Commission for multiple years.  Prior to that I served on the Code Enforcement board.  2021 will be my fist year as a part of Alexandria City Council.  I ran for Council to continue helping change that matches Alexandria, as we prepare the community for a successful future.

Committees:  Personnel – Chair, Beautification, Business Retention & Development


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.

Committees:  Public Works – Chair, Finance, Safety

Susan Vanlandingham


 Committees:  Beautification – Chair, Public Works, Safety

Joe Anderson



Committees:  Safety – Chair, Finance, Personnel

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. 

Committees:  Business Retention & Development – Chair, Beautification, Personnel

Council Committees

FINANCE COMMITTEE (Stacey Graus-Chair, Tom Baldridge, Joe Anderson) – 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 (Tom Baldridge-Chair, Susan Vanlandingham, Stacey Graus) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to setting capital infrastructure projects; suggest/affect maintenance priorities.

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (Steven Shinkle-Chair, Joe Anderson, Kyle Sparks) – To assist and advise the Mayor and Council on any issues relating to developing hiring policies, position descriptions, and benefit programs.

SAFETY COMMITTEE (Joe Anderson-Chair, Susan Vanlandingham, Tom Baldridge) – 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, Steven Shinkle) – 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 (Susan Vanlandingham-Chair, Kyle Sparks, Steven Shinkle) – 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.