Sarah Goff Hillenburg is proud to announce that she will be running for Lawrence County Clerk. A BNL and IU alumnus, Sarah has been married to Jim Hillenburg for 25 years. They have two kids, Chelsea and Evan.
Sarah was elected Spice Valley Township Trustee in 2007. She is currently in her third term. As Trustee, she has never requested a pay increase or hired a relative to work. Sarah has reduced the general fund and doubled the funds for the Spice Valley Township Fire Departments. She has tried to be compassionate and thoughtful, while requiring responsibility from those needing financial assistance.
Ready to do more, Sarah has decided to run for Lawrence County Clerk in 2016. “I plan to approach the job of county clerk with the same concern for our community and work ethic I brought to the office of Township Trustee.” - Sarah Hillenburg
Brianna Miller is running for Lawrence County Treasurer. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Oakland City University and is a Bedford North Lawrence graduate. Currently Brianna is an Accounting Administrative Assistant at Merrill Aviation & Defense. Brianna is the daughter of Jeff and Renee Cox. Brianna and her husband Adam have been married 3 years and have an 8-month old daughter. Adam is employed by Harrell Fish Inc.
“I am excited to be giving the citizens a choice on the ballot. I want to use my energy and ambition to serve Lawrence County” said Miller.
“My experience in Accounting, educational background, and my strong Leadership skills, I would be a great fit to serving Lawrence County as Treasurer.”
Kay Held announces run for County Council
Kay Held, a life-long resident of Lawrence County, today announced her candidacy for County Council. Kay graduated from Oolitic High School and has operated her own business as a beautician for over 40 years.
“I believe that my experience managing a budget as a small business owner would be my greatest asset “said Held. “My main motivation for running for County Council is to ensure that Lawrence County continues to be a great place to live and positioned for success for the future”.
Kay lives in Williams with her husband of 46 years, Fred. Fred is retired from General Motors. They have three children and six grandchildren; Krista McNeely, her husband Ollie and son, Cameron reside in Williams, Mindi Gates, her husband Bill and two daughters, Holland and Evan reside in Cincinnati, OH and Freddie Held, his wife Kristen and three daughters, Bella, Kendall and Mackenzie reside in Williams. She would be honored to serve the citizens of Lawrence County on the County Council.
Democrat Donald Robertson has announced his candidacy for Lawrence County Commissioner in District 2. A lifelong resident of Lawrence County, he resides with his wife Joyce near Bryantsville. They have two daughters, Erika and Katrina. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1973. He then went on to honorably serve in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam and Cold War eras. He attended Mira Costa College in California, Marine Corps Institute in Washington DC and Ivy Tech. He completed a Millwright apprenticeship at GM Powertrain and retired from GM after 30 years of service.
He is a member of the Lawrence County Vietnam Veterans Organization, American Legion Post 250, and UAW 440. He is also a trained volunteer weather spotter for the National Weather Service.
“My goals are to bring accountability back to Lawrence County government and help secure new business and jobs for the residents of Lawrence County. I would appreciate the opportunity to serve the citizens of Lawrence County”.
Justin Mathews is excited to announce that he will be running for county commissioner of district three.
A graduate of BNL and a lifetime resident of district three, Mathews is currently employed with Harrell Fish Mechanical as a Union Steamfitter of local 136. Mathews is the son of Ty and DeeDee (Cain) Mathews. He is also a member of Leesville United Methodist Church.
Mathews, eager to make a difference, made the decision to run to represent the district he calls home as an all-in effort to better this community. “This area has influenced my family’s lives dating back for almost two hundred years. It is my intent to not only serve our community, but work to make it better for the future generations.” – Justin Mathews