The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) announces Jon Honeck and Adam Schwiebert have joined the staff as a senior policy analyst and policy analyst, respectively.
Honeck will be responsible for legislative advocacy and member services in a variety of issues that impacts counties’ ability to provide needed services, including county finances and budgeting as well as human services legislation. Schwiebert will be the association’s legislative and member advocate for agriculture and rural affair issues.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Jon and Adam to our talented policy team as we work to advance effective county government,” CCAO Executive Director Suzanne Dulaney said.
Prior to joining CCAO, Honeck served as the director of public policy and advocacy for The Center for Community Solutions and was a senior policy fellow at the Greater Ohio Policy Center. Earlier in his career, he served as a research associate at the Ohio Legislative Service Commission. He holds a bachelor’s in political science from Miami University and a doctorate in political science from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Schwiebert comes to CCAO after serving as a legislative liaison at the Ohio Department of Taxation. He was also a legislative aide at the Ohio House of Representatives, an administrative aide for the Ohio Senate and a research fellow at The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions. He holds a bachelor’s in political science from Ohio Northern University as well as an M.P.A. from The Ohio State University.
“I am confident Jon and Adam will be strong additions to the team as we strengthen the state/county partnership,” said Cheryl Subler, CCAO managing director of policy. “Their breadth of knowledge and experience will be vital as we work to resolve issues affecting counties, including replacing outdated voting equipment and finding a solution to offset lost Medicaid MCO sales tax revenue.”
The County Commissioners Association of Ohio advances effective county government for Ohio through legislative advocacy, education and training, technical assistance and research, quality enterprise service programs, and greater citizen awareness and understanding of county government.