County flagBoard of County Commissioners   
Wood County, Ohio   

Doris I. Herringshaw, Ed.D., President
Craig LaHote, Vice President
Dr. Theodore H. Bowlus

Photo Left to Right: Dr. Theodore Bowlus, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote

The Commissioners meet in Regular Session on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. If you wish to be included on the agenda, please contact our office. Open forum time for citizen comments and questions is also scheduled during Regular Sessions.

Regular Meeting Agenda Special Meeting Agenda Prior Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Public Records Policy

View the 2022 State of the County Address (BG Chamber website)

View the 2021 Annual Report

The Board of County Commissioners is the general administrative body for County government.  It is the County government's taxing, budgeting, appropriating, and purchasing authority and holds title to County property.  The Board is also responsible for hearing and ruling on annexations, approving drainage improvements through the ditch petition process, and making improvements and providing for solid waste disposal. 

The Commissioners have direct oversight of 13 departments: Building Inspection, Department of Job and Family Services which includes Child Support Enforcement, Office of Economic Development, Wood Haven Health Care, Buildings and Grounds, Dog Shelter, Emergency Management Agency, Historical Museum and Center, Information Technology, Records Center, and Solid Waste Management District including the Wood County Landfill. 

For more information regarding the role of the Commissioners and information on Wood County, please refer to the Guide to Wood County Government.

The Commissioners also appoint members to a variety of boards and commissioners.  See a complete list of boards and commissions along with current vacancies.

Subscribe to Wood County eNews:  The County's electronic newsletter periodically published and distributed by email.  View the current newsletter.

Contact Information

Office Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with the exception of legal holidays.


419.354.9100             Toll Free:  1.866.860.4140 ext. 9100



Postal Address 

Fifth Floor, County Office Building
One Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, Ohio  43402



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