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    Commissioner Foley

    Dan Foley - County Commissioner

    Commissioner: Dan Foley

    Phone: (937) 225-4912

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    Mailing Address:
    451 W. Third Street, 11th Floor
    P.O. Box 972
    Dayton, OH 45422-1110



    Dan Foley has served as a Montgomery County Commissioner since January of 2007. From 2000 to 2006 he held the position of Montgomery County Clerk of Courts serving as the elected record keeper for the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court.

    Foley has also held the position of Assistant Treasurer for taxpayer service in the office of the Montgomery County Treasurer and is a former Staff Assistant to United States Representative Tony P. Hall.

    Dan Foley has taken a leadership role in establishing a multi-county comprehensive criminal justice information system designed to improve mission critical data support for all levels of the justice system. The system he helped create has saved substantial tax dollars by allowing the county to better manage its jail population and lower costs.

    He has been a strong advocate for regional collaborations including the consolidation of services and the promotion of new models of revenue sharing to promote regional economic development. He has also advocated for improving the quality of life of Montgomery County citizens by spearheading efforts to improve the river corridor, the bikeway system, and amateur sporting events.

    Dan Foley was recognized for his commitment, determination, and vision by the Dayton Business Journal in April 2004 as one of Dayton’s “40 Under Forty” award recipients. Dan received the Outstanding Alumni Award from Wright State University College of Arts & Sciences in April 2010. He was awarded the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission(MVRPC) Regional Steward Award on May 12, 2010 for the commitment he has shown to the Miami Valley region and the state of Ohio

    Commissioner Foley serves on the following boards and committees: Ohio Commission on Local Reform and Collaboration, County Commission Association of Ohio’s (CCAO) Justice and Public Safety Committee, CCAO 2011 Jobs, Economic Development Infrastructure Committee, Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Data Processing Board, Downtown Dayton Special Improvement District, Economic Development/Government Equity Committee, Neighborhood Schools Committee, Local Corrections Planning Board, South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce Board, Emergency Management Authority, State Emergency Response Commission, and the Dayton Dialogue on Race Relations. 

    He is a native of Dayton having graduated from Chaminade-Julienne High School in 1983. He holds a BA in political science from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts in Humanities from Wright State University. He and his wife Kathleen have two daughters, Margaret and Ellen. The Foley's reside in Harrison Township.