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Local Emergency Planning Committee

Butler County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Under Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 375.03, the Local Emergency Planning Committee shall consist of a representative from the following disciplines: Fire, Law, Elected Official, Emergency Management, Hospital, First Aid, Health, Environmental, Transportation, Media, Community Group and Industry.  The current LEPC members receive the applications for LEPC Appointments and vote to approve new members.  The appointed members are then approved by the Butler County Commissioners to serve for two years.


  • Matthew Haverkos
  • David "Drew" Vonderschmidt
  • Scott Bressler
  • Steve Armstrong
  • Al Cowie 
  • Kurt Hileman
  • Mike Jacobs
  • Karin Johnson
  • Bob Lentz
  • Randy Lambert
  • Thomas Eickelberger
  • Gary Strassell 
  • Paul Stumpf
  • Jack Thornsberry
  • Brett Updike
  • Jennifer McCoy
  • Kay Vonderschmidt
  • TC Rogers
  • Utah Bailey

 If you are interested in serving on the LEPC Board, please contact the Information Coordinator at the Butler County Emergency Management Agency at (513) 785-5810 or haverkosmr@butlercountyohio.org.

  Ohio SERC - LEPC Member's Handbook