Wood County Board of Commissioners Chairperson Doris Herringshaw has filed petitions seeking re-election to the Board of Commissioners. Herringshaw completes his second term as County Commissioner at the end of 2022.
Herringshaw is proud of the accomplishments she has helped to ensure a long positive future for Wood County. During his two terms, the county maintained balanced budgets and the ability to plan for future projects. The county has seen positive economic development and a significant number of good job opportunities. Working with manufacturers and local organizations provided targeted job training for local jobs.
The county is constantly improving infrastructure for the safety and health of citizens, according to Herringshaw, who said she was honored to serve the public and looked forward to continued positive work.
“We’ve had a lot of accomplishments across the county and that’s because we’ve focused on great working relationships with county entities and communities. We must maintain this momentum. »
Herringshaw serves on the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee of the Ohio County Commissioners Association and the Water Quality Committee. She is also vice president of the Northwest Ohio Commissioners and Engineers Association.
Representing Wood County, she served as president of TMACOG and a member of the regional organization’s executive and steering committees. Locally, she has served on the board of the BG Community Foundation and is a past president of the BG Chamber of Commerce. Herringshaw is also a past recipient of the Chamber of Commerce’s Athena Award. She is also a member of the Perrysburg Chamber of Commerce and the Rossford Business Association.
As a resident of Wood County, she is a member of the Farm Bureau, Wood County Historical Society, Wood County Genealogical Society, and Clover Legacy Foundation. She also belongs to the Rotary, Exchange Club and is a member of Portage United Methodist Church.
Herringshaw holds a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and two advanced degrees from Bowling Green State University. She is a member of the Falcon Club and sits on several university committees.
Herringshaw and her husband, Paul, reside on their family farm in Liberty Township and have two married adult children and two grandchildren. Prior to serving as Wood County Commissioner, Herringshaw was an educator and area manager with the Ohio State University Extension Service in Wood County.