Uebelhor seeks re-election as county commissioner

From Local Sources

Doug Uebelhor of Jasper has filed to be the Republican candidate for Dubois County commissioner in District 2. 


The commission has three members; each must reside in one of three districts. Although there is a residency requirement, commissioner candidates are subject to election by all of the county’s voters. This year, one commissioner will be elected. The other two Commissioners, both Democrats, were elected in 2012 to serve four-year terms.

Uebelhor, 33, graduated from Jasper High School in 1999 with an Academic Honors Diploma. While at JHS, he was a member of the National Honor Society for two years, was an American Legion Boys State delegate and was a member of the Latin Club and Students Against Destructive Decisions. He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2003, earning a degree in elementary education with endorsements in mathematics and computer education. He holds an Indiana Professional Educators license for elementary, middle and high school mathematics and computer education. While at IU, Uebelhor was on the dean’s list multiple semesters and was inducted into the Golden Key Honor Society, Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Kappa Delta Pi Academic and Philanthropic Fraternity.

One of the honors Uebelhor treasures most was becoming an Eagle Scout In 1995.

Uebelhor was elected a Dubois County commissioner in 2010. During his term, he has participated in the Association of Indiana Counties Legislative Conference and annual AIC conferences in 2011 through ’14 as well as the AIC human resources class in 2011 and 2014. He’s was a part of the Purdue University Road School in 2011, 2012 and 2014 and an emergency management agency course training from 2011 through 2013.  

Uebelhor is president of the Dubois County 911 Advisory Board and president of the Dubois County Emergency Management Advisory Board. He is a member of the county’s health partnership, health wellness committee and solid waste management board. Uebelhor was also a member of the inaugural class of the Dubois County Leadership Academy in 2011.

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