Butler County loses 8 top officials: What’s really going on?

Butler County has lost eight top officials in less than two years.

Here’s what we know about the personnel changes:

Randy Quisenberry, Purchasing and Asset Director

The first county leader to leave was Purchasing and Asset Director Randy Quisenberry, who left in November 2016 for a job at the Council on Aging for Southwest Ohio.

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Jerome Kearns, Assistant Job and Family Services Director

Former Assistant JFS Director Jerome Kearns died suddenly just before Christmas 2016.

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Ray Pater, Job and Family Services Executive Director

Former JFS Executive Director Ray Pater resigned in February 2017 after a two-month leave of absence.

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Ron Davis, Airport Manager

Ron Davis, who ran the airport, was fired in June.

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Bob Leventry, Water and Sewer Director

Water and Sewer Director Bob Leventry retired in August.

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Jim Davis, Human Resources Director

Former Human Resources Director Jim Davis, who said he wanted to use his teaching degree, resigned in August.

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Chuck Demidovich, Butler County Care Facility administrator

Chuck Demidovich, administrator at the Butler County Care Facility, retired in September.

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Sue Vance, Water & Sewer Department Director

Sue Vance, acting Water & Sewer Department Director resigned in April 2018.

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