County names new Board of Elections Director

BATAVIA, OH — Claire Corcoran, President of the Board of County Commissioners, today announced the selection of Stephanie Hemmer-Haight by the Clermont County Board of Elections as their new director effective today. She will replace Director Julia Carney, who has accepted a position as Assistant Clermont County Prosecutor.

After considering several impressive candidates, the selection committee recommended Hemmer-Haight to the full board in today’s meeting; the board unanimously approved her as the new director.

“We wish Stephanie Hemmer-Haight the best in this very important role,” Corcoran said. “We feel fortunate to have such an experienced and well-rounded selection for this position.”

Director Hemmer-Haight received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Wilmington College and her Master’s Degree as an Intervention Specialist from Antioch University. She has been a county election official for nine years, and has organized and led training for many of the county’s poll workers. She resides in Milford with her husband Michael Haight and their dog Pistol.

Currently secretary of the Milford Fire Department Board, she also serves the community through her involvement with veteran’s organizations, American Legion Fish Fries, and the Republican Executive Committee. Director Hemmer-Haight’s election experience, success in private business management, community leadership, and history of collaboration with BOE, county, community and party personnel will ensure a smooth transition as she assumes the director role.

The Clermont County Board of Elections is located at 76 S. Riverside, Batavia, Ohio 45103.