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Wood County Commissioners

Doris I. Herringshaw, President

Doris I. Herringshaw, was appointed Commissioner on January 10, 2013, to fill the unexpired term of Tim Brown. She was elected to serve her first full term in 2015. Prior to becoming commissioner, Herringshaw completed a long career with Ohio State University Extension in Wood County and was Area Leader working with county commissioners and Extension Educators in a 10 county area. Herringshaw has an undergraduate degree from Kent State University and two graduate degrees from Bowling Green State University, including a Doctorate in Education. She and her husband Paul reside in Liberty Township and have two adult children. She attends Portage United Methodist Church.

Craig LaHote, Vice President

Craig LaHote was appointed to serve the unexpired term of James F. Carter.  His appointment was effective on August 5, 2015. Prior to becoming Commissioner, LaHote was elected three times and served for 12 years as a Trustee for Perrysburg Township. A life-long resident of Wood County, he was the honored recipient of Rossford High School’s 2011 Award of Distinction. LaHote has an MBA from Heidelberg University and holds Ohio licenses for Life and Health Insurance and Real Estate Sales. He is a graduate of the Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy and Citizen’s Police Academies for Perrysburg Township, the City of Perrysburg and the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. He and his wife Nancy reside in Perrysburg Township, attend Zoar Lutheran Church and have three adult children.

Dr. Theodore H. Bowlus

Dr. Theodore H. Bowlus was elected Commissioner for the term commencing January 3, 2017. Prior to becoming Commissioner, Dr. Bowlus served on the Eastwood School District Board of Education and is a past president of the Wood County Board of Health.  He is also a past president and former National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) board member. Dr. Bowlus holds degrees from Western Michigan University and the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo.  He earned his doctorate from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.  He has participated in several medical mission trips and helped rebuild homes in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.  He and his wife Lois reside in Center Township.

 


Wood County Commissioners' Staff

Andrew S. Kalmar, County Administrator
Kelly O'Boyle, Assistant County Administrator

Cheryl Albrecht, Benefits Coordinator
Pamela Boyer, Human Resources Manager
Marcy Collins, Clerk Typist I
Janese Diem, Personnel Coordinator
April Hugg, Benefits Clerk
Sandy Long, Clerk of the Board
Erica Noel, Risk Coordinator
Rachel Richmond, Fiscal Coordinator
Lauren Schall, Account Clerk I
Kam Schick, Account Clerk II
Dee Stewart, Fiscal Manager