The Mad River Township Board of Trustees named Tim Wendling as the new Chief of Emergency Services following a nearly 90 minute executive session in which they reviewed the four candidates interviewed on Monday, March 26.

Wendling brings a plan for “moving the department forward” as chief.  “I want to do what is best for the department and the community” said Wendling of his plans for his new position.

“We have a lot of great people in the department” he said.  “We always do the best for the community as our number one priority”.

Wendlings appointment took place immediately following the announcement at 10:00 pm on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Other candidates considered from the department were acting Chief Elmer Beard and John Heath.  One other candidate interviewed for the position from outside of the department.