Commissioner Biographies

 

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1987 - 1994, Perry Township Trustee
* 1994 - 1999, Columbiana County Commissioner
* 2007 - 2011, Perry Township Trustee

Mike. Halleck, President

Education:
  * University of Kentucky, A.A
  * Youngstown State University, B.A.
     
  Organizations and Memberships:
  * Perry Lodge * 185, F & A.M.
  * Valley of Youngstown, 32nd Degree
  * Columbiana County Farm Bureau
  * District XI Office on Aging
  * National Rifle Association
  Member::
  * County Commissioners Association of Ohio, Board of Directors
  * Chairman 911 Committee
  * Ohio Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Section

 

Commissioner Jim Hoppel is a lifelong resident of Columbiana County and is serving his 11th year as County Commissioner and in 2007 and 2010 as President. Jim has been married for 32 years to his wife Bonnie and together they have four children, Wendy, Jim, Steven and Kara. Prior to serving the County as Commissioner, Jim was a school teacher and coach for the Board of Education. In his seven years on the Board, he spent five of those years as President. Jim also owns a real estate company (River Valley Realty) and in 1969 was inducted into the Bowling Green State University Athletic Hall of Fame.

 

Jim Hoppel, Vice President

Education:
  * Graduate of East Liverpool High School
  * Undergraduate Degree from Bowling Green State University
  * Masters Degree from Bowling Green State University
  Organizations and Memberships:
  * Columbiana County Farm Bureau
  * Beaver Creek Area Association of Realtors
  * Columbiana County Township Association, Associate Member
  * National Rifle Association
  * Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
  Member::
  * County Commissioners Association of Ohio, Member

 

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Unity Township Trustee:  January 1, 1990---December 31, 2013

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Columbiana County Commissioner January 2, 2012 to present

 

Tim Weigle, Member

Education:
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Graduate East Palestine High School

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Rabassi Flight School

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Six Sigma Certification

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Leadership 2000

  Organizations and Memberships:
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East Palestine F&AM 417

  * Youngstown Consistory 32nd
  * Youngstown Shrine Club
  * Alliance Sport Parachute Club
  * United States Parachute Association
  * Columbiana County Farm Bureau
  * Experimental Aircraft Association
  * Aircraft Owner & Pilots Association
  * National Rifle Association
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Buckeye Sherriff’s Association

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County Commissioners Association of Ohio

  * Chairman 911 Technical Advisory Committee
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Member and Chairman joint board of commissioners Multi-County Juvenile Attention System

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JOED Vice-chairman

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Eastern Ohio Development Alliance