Professional: Don Dixon was first elected to the Board of Commissioners in 1982. In 2007, he was appointed to replace retiring Commissioner Mike Fox. Over the years, Don has served on the Fairfield Township Board of Trustees, the Butler County Planning Department, the Transportation Improvement District and many other organizations. The Dixons are lifelong residents of Butler County and have been active in both the private and public sectors. Don resides in Fairfield Township.As a Commissioner, Don serves on the Board of Revision, Workforce Investment Board, Land Bank, Solid Waste District Policy Committee, 800 MHz User Advisory Board, Port Authority, and the Investment Advisory Board.
Current Term: January 3, 2021 – January 2, 2025
Professional: Shannon Jones was sworn in as new Warren County Commissioner on January 3, 2017. Jones replaced Commissioner Pat Arnold South, who retired after 24 years of service, making her the second female commissioner to take office in the history of Warren County. Immediately prior to serving on the Board, Shannon Jones was elected Ohio Senator for the 7th senate district which included all of Warren County and served from 2009 through 2016. She previously served in the Ohio House of Representative from 2007-2009. Her professional experience includes working as the chief of staff for Congressman Steve Chabot and as the district director for former U.S. Senator Mike DeWine.
Education: Jones earned her B.A. in Communications from the University of Cincinnati.
Personal: Jones and her husband Russell, live in Clearcreek Township where they are raising their two children, Jacob and Anna. The Jones family attends Saint Mary’s Parish in Springboro and enjoys spending time at local sporting events.
Professional: Commissioner Painter is the newest elected member of the Clermont County Board of Commission, beginning his first term in January 2017. He brings a wealth of workforce knowledge from the public sector to the WIBBCW. His background includes 40 years in the construction and engineering business. When Commissioner Painter stepped away from his career in the private industry, he last served as the Project Oversight Manager at the East Tennessee Technology Park (K-25) Environmental Remediation Project. He also has held positions as resident construction manager, project oversight manager, regional manager, and general manager. Commissioner Painter and his wife Karla, are lifelong residents of Clermont County residing in New Richmond for 37 years. Commissioner Painter is eager to serve and is committed to “raising the bar for all Clermont County citizens.”
Affiliations: Commissioner Painter previously served for eight years on the New Richmond Village Exempted School District Board of Education, two of those as President of the Board. He has also served on the Ohio Township Board of Zoning Appeals.
Education: David received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio.
Becky Ehling is an accomplished professional and currently serves as the Executive Director of BCW Workforce, bringing her extensive public service experience to the table. With a remarkable 16-year tenure as a township trustee and a notable role as the Safety Director for Clermont County, Becky has demonstrated a deep commitment to serving her community.
At BCW Workforce, Becky excels in her role by setting ambitious goals and leading the workforce board in achieving them. Her expertise in policy development and implementation allows her to navigate complex challenges with ease, ensuring the organization’s success in facilitating opportunities for individuals to lead fulfilling lives.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Becky finds joy in her personal life. She is happily married to her high school sweetheart, Kevin, and takes pride in being “Ma” to nine beautiful grandchildren. This serves as a testament to her dedication not only in her career but also in cultivating meaningful relationships and cherishing family bonds.
Becky Ehling’s unwavering passion for helping others and her exceptional leadership skills make her an invaluable asset to BCW Workforce. Her extensive experience, coupled with her commitment to improving lives, has earned her a reputation as a trusted and influential figure in the public service sector.
Traci Stivers is a dedicated and compassionate professional serving as the Director of Community Relations for BCW Workforce. With her outgoing personality and genuine love for people, Traci is the ideal candidate for this role, where she can make a profound impact on the community and foster meaningful connections.
Before joining BCW Workforce, Traci amassed an impressive thirteen-year tenure in local government. Through her extensive experience, she developed a deep understanding of community dynamics, local policies, and the importance of collaboration. Her keen insight into the needs of various stakeholders has consistently allowed her to bridge gaps and facilitate effective communication between government entities and the public.
Traci’s passion for community development further blossomed during her nine-year service on a local chamber board. It was here that she discovered her true calling – helping small business owners thrive and succeed. Through her unwavering commitment and strategic initiatives, she played an instrumental role in fostering a supportive environment for local entrepreneurs, championing their causes, and promoting economic growth.
In addition to her professional endeavors, Traci finds joy and fulfillment in her personal life. She is happily married to Chris, the love of her life, and together they have raised two remarkable children. Traci’s strong family values and unwavering commitment to creating a positive impact in the lives of others extend beyond her professional pursuits.
As the Director of Community Relations, Traci leverages her years of experience, unwavering dedication, and genuine passion for helping others to spearhead BCW Workforce’s efforts in building and strengthening relationships within the community. She is committed to fostering collaboration, driving positive change, and enhancing the lives of individuals and businesses alike.
Brittney Stephens is a highly experienced professional with a diverse background in the healthcare sector and addiction treatment industry. With a passion for helping others, Brittney has dedicated her career to making a positive impact on individuals struggling with life’s challenges.
Married to Danny and the proud mother of two children, Brittney’s personal values and experiences have been integral in shaping her professional journey. With over sixteen years of experience in addiction treatment, she has honed her expertise in providing compassionate care and evidence-based solutions to those battling substance abuse.
Throughout her career, Brittney has consistently demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to her field. For five years, she served as the CEO of a prominent recovery counseling company, where she spearheaded initiatives to improve patient outcomes and establish the organization as a key player in the addiction treatment landscape.
Prior to her CEO role, Brittney excelled as a licensed chemical dependency counselor, earning a reputation for her empathetic and individualized approach to therapy. Her decade-long tenure at Community Behavioral Health, where she was recognized as an honored employee, further solidified her reputation as a dedicated professional within the industry.
Currently, Brittney holds the position of Operations Assistant to the BCW Workforce Board, where she continues to contribute her expertise learned in the healthcare sector to the challenges in workforce. Her commitment to facilitating and supporting workforce development initiatives underscores her dedication to helping others create a sustainable and thriving life for themselves.