To help our community members make informed choices in the upcoming election, we asked candidates running for important local, state, and national seats to participate in our Forum to help you get to know them better. We will share responses as they are submitted. Stay tuned to become acquainted with your local legislative leaders.
Jeff Heppler is seeking to represent District 6 as a Kalamazoo County Commissioner. Jeff’s motivation in running for office is “to make Kalamazoo County a great place for people to come work and play.” His top priority in this role is “to keep taxes low and provide good services to the people, businesses, and companies that come to Kalamazoo County—as we provide a safe place for all people and business that come to Kalamazoo.” On the campaign trail, Jeff is ready to listen to “Proud To Be an American” by Lee Greenwood. His favorite movie is “McLintock!” starring John Wayne, and if you’re serving prime rib, he just might accept an invitation. Get ready to meet Jeff Heppler.
Kalamazoo County Commissioner
DISTRICT POSITION REPRESENTS
WHAT IS YOUR MOTIVATION FOR RUNNING FOR OFFICE?
To make Kalamazoo County a great place for people to come work and play.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP PRIORITIES WITHIN THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ELECTED OFFICE?
To keep taxes low and provide good services to the people, businesses, and companies that come to Kalamazoo County—as we provide a safe place for all people and business that come to Kalamazoo.
HOW DO YOU PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH THESE GOALS WITHIN THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESTRICTIONS OF THE OFFICE?
The County Commission is the funder of county operations and has the responsibility to make sure that the county is being run responsibly.
HOW DO YOU PLAN TO SUPPORT THE GROWTH OF THE ECONOMY IF ELECTED?
- By making Kalamazoo County a place where people, business, and companies want to come and grow.
- As we make a safe and efficient well-run community were people want to be.
FAVORITE CAMPAIGN SONGS
“Proud To Be an American” by Lee Greenwood.
FAVORITE MOVIE GENRE
“McLintock!” with John Wayne.
The General Election will be held on November 3. Jeff Heppler is seeking this seat as a Republican.