From the Highland County
Democratic Party


The Highland County Democratic Party is accepting applications to fill the vacated term of former commissioner Shane Wilkin for the office of Highland County commissioner in the upcoming Nov. 6 general election.

In an effort to be totally transparent with the voters of Highland County, the party asks that all interested persons fill out a resumé and submit it to the chairperson of the party, Dinah Phillips, 4420 Pleasant Road, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133. The deadline is Aug. 1.

Those resumés will be available for the public to peruse, Phillips said.

A meeting will be held Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Highland County Administration Building basement meeting room to interview potential candidates to fill the position.

The meeting will be open to the public.

Members of the central/executive committee include: Dinah Phillips, chairperson; Rob McCray, first vice chair; Andy West, second vice chair; Kate Cameron, secretary; Nancy Shaffer, treasurer; Brenda Losey, Cindi Pearce, Carolyn Goins, Charlotte Harbut, Kristi Snider, Pamela Limes, Freddie Snyder, James Barnhart, Terry Moore, John Knauff, Jim Spurlock, David Tolliver, Jolene Walker, Linda Emery, Chester Stephan, Linda Griffith, Angie Mustard, Carol Gratsch, Ron Davis and Joe Fraysier.

A selection of the candidate to be on the Nov. 6 ballot will be made at the Aug. 2 meeting, or if additional time is needed for the interview/selection process, a second meeting will be held Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building.

For more information, please call (937) 466-2217.