Jeff has been chosen by his fellow Trustees
to be Chairman 4 times and Vice-Chairman 3 times in his 7 years
as a Swanton Township Trustee. During his term Jeff has brought
fiscal responsibility through stopping excessive spending and
controlling expenditures while increasing services such as increased
pickups, yard waste drop-off, and once a month bulk item pickup.
With Jeff’s leadership the Toledo Express Airport Joint
Economic Development District (JEDD) was completed, over $1,000,000
projects have been approved, and Swanton Township now has 24x7
Fire and Rescue coverage including Automatic Response Agreements
with the Village of Whitehouse Fire Department, 180th Fighter
Wing Fire Department, Spencer Township Fire Department, and Richfield
Township Fire Department. Jeff represents Swanton Township on
Toledo-Lucas County Health Department District Advisory Committee
serving as President for 2 years and is a director on the Toledo
Express Airport Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) Board
Prior to being a Trustee Jeff served 4 years on the Swanton Local
School District Board of Education, serving as President and Vice-President.
Jeff introduced and led the effort to reduce the Swanton Local
Schools Income Tax Levy from 1.25% to .75% while leaving the District
over $8 million in carryover.
Jeff also served on the Swanton Township Zoning Commission and
as Interim Zoning Inspector.
Jeff earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business from The
Defiance College and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Bowling Green State University.
Jeff’s promise to the residents is to be a watchdog of
your tax dollars and ensure Swanton Township remains a rural
place to live.