Name: Marvin Dodson
Office Sought: Butler County Commissioner - District 3
Political Party: Republican
Education: El Dorado High School, A.A. Butler Community College, Bachelors & Masters at Pittsburg State University
Civic Activities: Circle School Board-6 years, current president; many years Boy Scout Leader Troop 232, Towanda; 8 years Towanda Recreation Commission; coached little league baseball, softball, basketball and also American Legion baseball; Leadership Butler; United States Navy Veteran-Vietnam era
Profession: Director of Facilities Management Butler Community College
Previous Office(s) Held: Circle School Board-6 years, past president Leadership Butler Executive Board
Top Campaign Issues:
- It is important to develop priorities during the budgeting process to determine which items can be funded and those that have to be deferred. Priorities need to established to maintain an adequate balance between expenditures and revenues. This will become more critical as energy costs and other cost of living prices continue to escalate.
- REAP (Regional Economic Area Partnership)-The current commission has had the foresight to participate in the economic development of Butler County and the region. It is paramount this endeavor continue so as to afford the citizens of Butler County continued job opportunities and specialized training availability.
- Wholesale Water District---Water will soon become one of our most precious resources. Now is the time to continue to develop and implement plans to sustain adequate and affordable water supplies to as many communities in Butler County as possible. This is a key issue to the economic development for Butler County
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