Candidate profile: Dean Petry

(Editor’s note: due to an email migration issue, this candidate profile was not received by deadline and missed publication in the Wednesday, Nov. 1, edition. We apologize for the inconvenience.)

Dean Petry

Office seeking: Jackson Township Trustee

Occupation: Self employed farming

Past Political Posts Held: Jackson Township Trustee

Education: National Trail High School

Community Involvement: Preble County Ag Society, 16 years

Why are you the most qualified candidate for this position? I have served the township for the past eight years as trustee and feel that I am fair, reliable, dedicated, and available to work hard for the residents of Jackson Twp.

What is the most crucial issue facing the office you are seeking, and how would you address it? Financial stability — continue to adopt a budget and operate within that budget

If elected, what would be your chief priorities? To insure fire and emergency services to residents of Jackson Twp. Keep ball park available to all and continue routine maintenance of roads, ditches, and signs, and respectfully maintain cemetery.