Boone County

Wednesday, May 20, 1998
The Cincinnati Enquirer

3rd District Commission, Republicans

- Robert Hay, 38, 14 Shenandoah Drive, Florence. Pharmacist for Walgreen's. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Kentucky. Family: wife, Anita; sons, Joseph and David; daughters, Rebekah, Abigail, Audrey and Olivia.
Experience/qualifications: As a husband, father of six and a pharmacist, I understand the pressures that working families face. Having served on Florence Council, I'm experienced in local government and understand the opportunities ahead for Boone. Walking door-to-door in much of the county, I've learned the issues that are important to voters.

- Edward D. Moore, 49, 10445 Jason's Bluff, Florence. Owner of EDM Business Interiors Inc. Graduate of Western Hills High School, Cincinnati. Family: wife, Terri; two daughters, Jennifer and Stephanie.
Experience/qualifications: Boone County resident for 23 years; member of St. Timothy Parish in Union; chairman of the board of the Boone County Conservation District; member of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; a Vietnam veteran; former member of the Boone County Water Rescue Team.

- Deborah Jo Schafstall, 46, 12519 Hutton Drive, Richwood. Homemaker, substitute teacher and volunteer. Graduate of Northern Kentucky University and Morehead State University. Family: husband, Richard; two children, Micah and Trinity.
Experience/qualifications: Worked for state of Kentucky 11 years dealing with labor and business issues. Involved in many community and volunteer activities for 15 years. Appointed by governor to serve on the state commission for community service and to represent Kentucky as one of five delegates to the President's Summit for Volunteerism in Philadelphia.

Boone Clerk, Republicans

- Daniel Louis Turner, 54, 2294 Williams Road, Burlington. Senior analyst for Cinergy. Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration, Northern Kentucky University; certified in Essentials of Human Resources Management. Family: wife, Roberta; sons, David and Dwayne; daughters, Denise and Diana.
Experience/qualifications: 36 years working for Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co. (Cinergy), the majority in a management position. Former director of the Mutual Benefit Credit Union for 11 years, vice president for six years. Served as co-chair of Cinergy's United Way Campaign.

- Joyce E. Bonar, 60, 3634 Turfway Road, Erlanger. Co-owner of Turfway Camper Sales. Family: husband, Thomas C.; sons, Thomas C. III and James D.; daughters, Deborah and Carolyn.
Experience/qualifications: More than 32 years of office manager experience with Turfway Camper Sales. In charge of title documents, liens and notary work in all Northern Kentucky courthouses. Because of working with customers and different county clerks, I have gained a lot of valuable knowledge that I feel is important.

Boone Judge-executive, Democrats

- Jim Collins, 53, 305 St. Jude Circle, Florence. County administrator and deputy judge-executive. Graduate of Roger Bacon High School and attended the University of Cincinnati. Family: wife, Jill Zinser-Collins; two daughters, JoAnne Estenfelder and Peggy Collins; a son, Kevin Collins; two stepsons, Glendon Zinser and Kevin Zinser; one stepdaughter, Kendra Zinser.
Experience/qualifications: 29 years in the private sector in middle and senior level management positions; eight years with Florence City Council and two years as vice mayor; six years as Boone County administrator, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the county.

- Don Davis, 54, 377 Richwood Road, Walton. Self-employed with D-1 Auto Sales. Graduate of Boone County High School. Family: wife, Rita; sons, Tony and Blake; daughters, Rhonda and Tiffany.
Experience/-qualifications: Boone County commissioner. Served on Boone County Planning and Zoning. Chairman and vice chair for Public Safety and Communications Center. Chairman, Walton Fire District. Past member, Boone County School Planning Council and Advisory Council.

- Mike McKinney, 47, 2922 Washington, Burlington. Attorney. Graduate, Taylor County High School. Bachelor's, University of Kentucky. Master's, Eastern Kentucky University. Graduate of Chase College of Law. Single.
Experience/qualifications: I have served as director of Boone County Parks Department, vice chair of Boone County Planning Commission, and vice chair of Boone County Library Board. I have shown an ability to lead without being controlled by outside and special interests.

1st District Commission, Democrats
- Jean Scheben Kimmich, 39, 1844 Petersburg Road, Hebron. Former banker and certified teacher, currently a homemaker and community volunteer. College graduate; completed many courses through the American Institute of Banking. Family: husband, R. Scott Kimmich; two daughters, Hannah and Heidi.
Experience/qualifications: As an educator and banker by training and longtime community volunteer with the Jaycees, Democratic Women's Club and my church, I believe I can bring a commonsense management style to this office with a clear understanding of what citizens want. I will be a full-time county commissioner.

- Kim Patton, 35, 810 Westview Drive, Hebron. Architect with GBBN Architects. Graduate of The College of Wooster and The University of Cincinnati. Family: wife, Sarah Mortensen Patton; a son, Samuel; a daughter, Andrea.
Experience/qualifications: Chairman of Riverwalk Committee with Forward Quest; past president and chairman of the Boone County Businessmen Association; founder and board member of Taste of Boone County; active member of Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; vice president of the Northern Kentucky AIA (American Institute of Architects); executive board member with St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation. Assisted with my father's congressional campaign in 1988 and my wife's school board campaign in 1996.

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