A Commissioner for all of Lake County
Jason's commitment to Lake County has been evident throughout his career, and he has the experience to lead Lake County's recovery. A local small business owner and entrepreneur with experience starting and growing businesses, Jason knows the incredible toll that has been taken on local businesses from the COVID-19 restrictions. He also knows what it will take to recover. Working with the Lake County business community and cooperating with officials at the local, state, and Federal level, Jason has been on the front lines leading Lake County back.
Jason has also served Lake County as a prosecutor, where he helped lock up some of Lake County's most dangerous criminals. He also helped to take drugs off the street and put drug dealers behind bars where they belong. As a Magistrate in the Lake County Juvenile Court, Jason ensured that our community's most vulnerable children were cared for and protected.
Jason has seen first-hand how drugs and the opioid epidemic have ravaged Lake County. His Work with nonprofits as well as law enforcement means he knows the difference between those that need treatment and those that need to be locked up for spreading poison in our community.
Jason's breadth of community involvement means that he is uniquely suited for the role of Commissioner. He has served Lake County as an Assistant Prosecutor, a Special Prosecutor, a Magistrate in the Lake County Juvenile Court, an Acting Judge in the Willoughby Municipal Court, and as the Lake County Recorder. He is the President of the Lake County Blue Coats, an organization that supports Lake County's police, fire, and EMS, and is a Vice Chair of the Lakeland Community College Foundation. He is the past President of the Lake County Bar Association and the Fine Arts Association in Willoughby, and he is a former member of Lake County's Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board.
Jason lives in Kirtland with his wife of thirteen years, Allison, and their three kids, ages 12, 10, and 6 1/2.