Harold Herron, Fiscal Officer

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Harold Herron has been the elected fiscal officer of Jackson Township for 26 years: from 1978 to 1992 and from 2000 to the present.

Harold attended the General Motors Institute of Technology, Ohio University (where he received his teaching certificate), Rio Grande College (receiving his Bachelor of Science), Miami University (receiving a Master of Education in Guidence and Counseling), and did post-graduate work at several other universities including Xavier University.

Harold's professional experince includes working at various positions at Frigidaire in Dayton, Ohio, the Goodyear Atomic Energy Commission, and as a teacher, guidence counselor and principal at Milford Main Middle School (Milford Exempted Village School District).  He retired as the principal of Milford Main Middle School in 1992.

Mr. Herron is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Greater Cincinnati Area Outstanding Principal in 1986; Milford Board of Education Educator of the Year, 1987; Greater Cincinnati Area PTA Educator of the year, 1991; Ohio House of Representatives Award, 1991, 1992, 1997, 2000 and many, many more awards recived during a lifetime of achievement.

Harold is, or has been a member of various organizations such as Clermont Senior Services, the Clermont County Fair Board, Ohio Township Association, Co-founder and Past president of Western Water Company, Executive Director of the Clermont County Agricultural Society, The Salvation Army, the Lion's Club, the Clermont County Transit Authority and the Mercy Hospital Clermont Board among several other civic, educational and professional organizations.
 
Harold lives in Jackson Township with his wife of 55 years, Patsy Caudill Herron and they have seven grown children, 15 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren to keep them busy.

The Fiscal Officer's Duties

The Ohio Revised Code 507.01 establishes the duties and responsibilities of the Fiscal Officer. The Fiscal Officer is elected to a four-year term that commences on the first day of April following the election.

The main responsibility of the Fiscal Officer is to manage the finances of the Township. This includes paying the bills, accounting for all financial transactions, following all the rules and regulations for appropriating and purchasing goods and services as needed by the Township.

The Fiscal Officer is also responsible for keeping past and current records of the Township that include a record of the Trustees' meetings, employee records, contracts, and other such related materials.