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VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Two commissioners, treasurer race in Pettis County

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:19 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2012

This article is part of the Missourian's 2012 general election voters guide.

Eastern County Commissioner

WHAT'S THE JOB:

The Pettis County Commission has a presiding commissioner, eastern commissioner and western commissioner. The commission’s job is maintenance of the county’s road and bridge infrastructure system.

EARL LUEBBERING (D), Smithton

Personal: Age is 75. He is married and has three children.

Party affiliation: Democrat

On the web: None

Occupation: Retired

Education: Graduated from high school with a GED diploma and was in the Army.

Background: Road construction.

 

BRENT HAMPY (R), Smithton

Personal: Age is 59. He is married and has two children.

Party affiliation: Republican

On the web: None

Occupation: Farmer

Education: Bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri; master's degree from Texas Tech.

Background: Farming; member of Farm Bureau for 30 years and past president.

 

GREGG FOSTER (I), Sedalia

Personal: Age is 61. He is a widower and has two children.

Party affiliation: Independent

On the web: None

Occupation: Agent for Connecting Solutions

Education: High school diploma

Background: Insurance agent and working in commercial business; member of the Sedalia Parks and Recreation board, the Sedalia Animal Control board; ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce; deacon of the First Christian Church.

 

Western County Commissioner

RANDY DILLON (D), Green Ridge

Personal: Age is 53. He is married and has four children.

Party affiliation: Democrat

On the web: None

Occupation: Sales representative for Viebrock Sales, which sells and fabricates road materials.

Education: High school diploma

Background: Referee for college and high-school level volleyball and basketball; treasurer for the Broadway Presbyterian Church; member of the Green Ridge Parks and Recreation Board, and the Sedalia Officials Association.

 

JIM MARCUM (R), Sedalia

Personal: Age is 57. He is a widower with one son.

Party affiliation: Republican

On the web: www.facebook.com/JimMarcum

Occupation: President of Marcum Hauling Inc. and Marcum’s Landscaping Stones and Nursery, two family-owned businesses

Education: High school diploma, graduated from Free Will Baptist Bible College after studying Pastoral Administration.

Background: Member, Sedalia Board of Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce, Sedalia Farm Bureau, Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Committee, and School Board for Pettis County. 


Treasurer

WHAT'S THE JOB:

To oversee the finances and the budget for Pettis County.

SHERYL VON HOLTEN (D), Sedalia

Personal: Age is 50. She is married and has two children.

Party affiliation: Democrat

On the web: www.facebook.com/electsherylvonholtenforpettiscounty

Occupation: Clerk for the Pettis County Assessor’s Office.

Education: Graduate of State Fair Community College with an associate degree in applied science in accounting.

Background: Office of Pettis County Auditor; treasurer for the Sedalia Women’s Democratic Club.

 

KIM LYNE (R), La Monte

Personal: Age is 34. She is single and has two children.

Party affiliation: Republican

On the web: None

Occupation: Office administrator for the Pettis County Highway Department.

Education: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology from the University of Central Missouri.

Background: Law enforcement; member of the La Monte School Board and the La Monte City Council.


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