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James Emmett Justice

James Emmett Justice

Vice President

110 Cottage Street, 2nd Floor
Ashland, OH 44805


Jim Justice has served as a county commissioner since 2016. Formerly, he served as the mayor of Hayesville for 10 years and councilman/president of Hayesville for 10 years. During his service to Hayesville, Jim oversaw the sewer and water tower project as well as a new water supply for the town. Jim has also previously served on the Hayesville Board of Special Affairs for two years.

Jim takes to heart the meaning of service and is committed to volunteering for a number of different causes, including at a camp for inner-city kids, for Habitat for Humanity, Jobs & Family Services, ministerial initiatives, and youth programs, including Upward Basketball League commissioner and coach.

Jim has been married to his wife, Libby, for 32 years. They have two children, Ian and Tori.

Boards and Committees

  • Kno-Ho-Co Governing Board
  • Board of Revision
  • Family & Children First Council
  • Senior Citizen's Board
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