TWP. - Taking the advice of friends in the
community has paid off for Ken Tracy.
receiving suggestions from neighbors and
members of his church, Tracy decided to apply
for the open Miami Township trustee position.
At the Jan. 4 meeting, trustees Mary Makley
Wolff and Ed Humphrey chose to appoint him to
replace former Trustee Joe Uecker, who was
elected state representative Nov. 2 for the
looking forward to it," Tracy said.
"I'm very excited to be helping build
will be sworn in at the next trustees meeting
7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the administration
building, 5900 McPicken Drive.
grew up in northern Ohio and moved to the
Eastgate area with his wife, Libby, when they
got married 18 years ago. About four and
one-half years ago, they moved to Miami
looked at several locations to live," he
said, "and we chose Miami Township
because of what the township offered."
wanted to live in Miami Township and be a part
of it," Tracy said.
has two daughters, 11-year-old Katelyn and
9-year-old Kristina, who attend Loveland
schools. He is vice president of Pinnacle,
Inc., an information technology company
headquartered in Dallas, and works from home.
also is involved in his church, the Milford
Church of Christ, and works with the Loveland
Youth Athletic Association. "I'm very
involved with working with the children
there," he said. "It's a lot of
Wolff and Humphrey
agreed the decision was a difficult one, but
felt Tracy was the right choice for the job.
a businessman with a business background, but
also very involved with the Loveland school
district," Wolff said. "He is the
type of resident that has come to live in
Miami Township and has come to represent the
called the selection of Tracy "a positive
move for the township."
involvement with Loveland schools "makes
a connection with Loveland that we haven't had
in the past," he said.
believe he will be a team player and he'll
contribute to what we can accomplish in the
township," Humphrey said. "He has
some things to bring to us from other things
very personable, very easy to get to know and
get along with," he said. "He seems
like a good guy."
is looking forward to his new position.
"I love Miami Township. I'm very excited
about the new opportunity."