Presiding Commissioner


Ron Herschend

Ron Herschend

Phone

417.337.0537

E-mail

RHerschend@AOL.com

Brief Summary of Education:

  • Graduated from Branson High School
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of Arkansas
  • M.S. in Business Administration, Drury University

Summary of Employment History:

  • Management/Retail, Silver Dollar City Attractions, 1980 – 1990
  • General Manager/Marketing & Sales, White Water Park, 1990 – 1995
  • Development/Design, The Grand Village Shoppes, 1996 – 2000
  • Taney County Western District Commissioner, 2001 – 2009

Why Are You Running For Office?

To improve safety and keep crime down in Taney County, protecting our children and families; and to make Taney County citizens lives better by continuing to address and overcome problems in our county that negatively impact our citizens. I love serving our citizens and helping them solve their problems.


Mike Scofield

Mike Scofield

Phone

417.785.4225

E-mail

MikeS@CO.Taney.MO.US

Brief Summary of Education:

  • B.S. from Northeast Missouri State University

Summary of Employment History:

  • Chief Juvenile Officer for Taney and Christian Counties, 29 years
  • Active duty in the Navy, 4 years
  • Reserves, 2 years

Why Are You Running For Office?

I am running for re-election because its been an honor and a privilege to serve. I’ve always enjoyed helping people. I want to continue with honesty, respect and transparency to all who come before the county commission.


John E. Dees

John E. Dees

Phone

417.337.3297

E-mail

DeesFarms1@Gmail.com

Brief Summary of Education:

  • Graduated from Forsyth High School
  • Attended College of the Ozarks

Summary of Employment History:

  • Owner/operator of our Centennial Family Farm specializing in agricultural diversity

Why Are You Running For Office?

I bring a common sense approach to the office and my goal is to make better, more informed decisions for the betterment of all of Taney County. I want our county to work more efficiently, creating a better environment with close communication between all departments, the commissioners, and all Taney County employees and residents. My goal is to improve the lives of the residents of Taney County while preserving the environment in this pristine part of Missouri in this great nation we are so fortunate to live in.


Ken Roten

Ken Roten

Phone

417.527.4153

E-mail

Ken.Roten@DHPace.com

Brief Summary of Education:

  • Graduated from Branson High School

Summary of Employment History:

  • Owned/operated small businesses for nearly 40 years in Taney County

Why Are You Running For Office?

To bring our communities together, build relationships, and find resources and solutions to encourage economic prosperity. We need to develop a TEAM plan with a strategy that moves Taney County forward. TEAM Goals for Taney County include an environment for business to grow and prosper, ecosystems for new entrepreneurs to build successful small business, investing in our youth with training, after-school programs and arts & recreation facilities, incorporating senior programs and facilities for healthy living, and addressing infrastructure needs for continued growth.




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