Montgomery County Commissioner Judy Dodge has been elected by her fellow Commissioners Debbie Lieberman and Carolyn Rice to serve as the President of the Board of County Commissioners for 2020.
“I am honored to be elected as president of the board, and I look forward to championing our many initiatives and programs to serve the community in 2020,” said Commissioner Dodge. “Our community has had an extremely difficult year, so we have a lot of work ahead as we rebuild and move forward.”
Dodge was first elected to the Montgomery County Commission in 2006, and her areas of focus currently include food equity, sustainability, and the Community Overdose Action Team. Prior to her election to the Commission, she served as Montgomery County Recorder.
Dodge was named a 2018 Local Food Hero by the Ohio Food Policy Network, one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in 2016 by Women in Business Networking, and a 2012 Women of Influence Honoree by the Dayton YWCA. She has also been honored with the Law Day’s Liberty Bell Award and the Dayton Women’s Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award.
Commissioner Dodge was elected Commission President at the January 7, 2020 Annual Organization Meeting.