Andy Appelfeller
Commissioner

1/3/2001 - current term expires 1/2/2021
aappelfeller@co.marion.oh.us

Andy is a lifelong resident of central Ohio and married to wife Sherril. They are the parents of 3 children and the proud grandparents of 5 lovely granddaughters. Andy is a graduate of Kenton Senior High School class of 1966 and is a Veteran of the Ohio National Guard (1967 - 1973). He graduated from the Highway Patrol Academy class of 1970. He was 3 time "Trooper of the Year", twice at the Marion Post and once at the Bellefontaine Post. Andy retired from the Ohio State Highway Patrol after 26 years of service and went on to be a bailiff in the court of Judge Alspach before running for Commissioner. Andy and his family are members of the Green Camp United Methodist Church.

Andy is currently President of the Board and serves on the following boards and committees:

  • DKMM Solid Waste District Board of Directors
  • Regional Planning Executive Board (P)
  • Marion District Advisory Board (P)
  • 911 Committee (P)
  • Marion Regional Planning Commission
  • DKMM Solid Waste District Executive Committee
  • Community Corrections Planning Committee
  • Emergency Management Agency Executive Board
  • Family & Children 1st Council
  • Audit Review Board
  • Investment Review Committee
  • Marion Co Council on Aging Bd of Trustees
  • Marion Hardin Jail Commission
Kerr Murray
Commissioner

1/2/2017 - Current Term Expires 1/1/2021
kmurray@co.marion.oh.us

Kerr and his wife Sharon have been married for 52 years.  They are the proud parents of 2 daughters and 1 son.  They also have 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Herr and Sharon are active members of Marion Salem United Methodist Church.  Kerr graduated from Marion Harding High School and attended the Ohio State University.  Kerr is an Honorably discharged Veteran of the United States Army during the Viet Nam era.  Kerr retired as Purchasing Manager form GTE after 31 years of service.  He was then the Regional Sales Manager for Alcatel, selling fiber optic cable in a 17 state area, and retired 12 years later.  Kerr also served two 4 year terms as President of the Local Marion County Republican Club.

Kerr is currently Vice President of the Board and serves on the following Boards and Committees:

  • Audit Review Board
  • DKMM Board of Directors
  • Investment Review Committee
  • DKMM Policy Committee
  • District 5 Area Agency on Aging
  • JDAI Executive Committee
  • Community Planning Committee
  • Dog Pound Advisory Board
  • Local Emergency Planning Commission (LEPC)
  • Marion Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Terrorism Advisory Team
  • Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission
  • CANDO Board of Trustees
  • Marion Regional Planning Commission
  • Marion Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Marion Cemetery Board
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Marion County Farm Bureau
Ken Stiverson
Commissioner

1/1/2011 – current term expires 12/31/2022
kstiverson@co.marion.oh.us

Ken and his wife Janet have been married for 51 years.  They are the parents of 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.  Ken graduated from Ridgedale High School and attended The Ohio State University.  Ken is a Viet Nam veteran and retired from Whirlpool after 40 years.  He has also farmed and raised hogs for 40 years.  He attends the Dayspring Wesleyan Church.  Ken served on the Marion County Fair Board for 17 years and continues to serve as chairman of the Marion County Jr. Fair Livestock Sale Committee as well as serving 32 years as a Jr. Fair Board Advisor.  He is a past president and 9 year member of the River Valley School Board.  Ken is currently Vice President of the Board of Commissioners and serves on the following boards and committees:

  • Marion County Farm Bureau
  • DKMM Solid Waste District Board of Directors
  • DKMM Solid Waste District Audit Committee
  • CEBCO Board of Directors
  • Marion Regional Planning Commission
  • Issue I/District 16 Integrating Committee
  • Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Board
  • Board of Revision
  • Automated Data Processing Board
  • Farmland Planning Committee
  • Record Commission
  • Audit Review Board
  • Insurance Committee
  • Investment Review Committee