Commissioner Stephanie Summerow Dumas

Commissioner Summerow Dumas

Stephanie Summerow Dumas, Ohio Licensed Social Worker, Entrepreneur, Author, and Politician.

She has over a 40-year history as a social worker in the field of mental health. Her vast experience allowed her to create her own company, Strategic Consulting.

Ms. Dumas has over 29 years as a politician since 1993. She's performed the duties of Vice-Mayor, Mayor, and Judge in the City of Forest Park for twelve years. She also served 4 years as the Village Manager in the Village of Lincoln Heights.

She was elected in 2018 to become a Hamilton County Commissioner. This election made her the first ever African American Commissioner in Hamilton County. In addition, she became the first African American Woman Commissioner in the State of Ohio. She has served as the President of the Commission Board since 2020. In November 2022 she was re-elected to her second term as Hamilton County Commissioner.

Ms. Dumas currently resides in Blue Ash and has one adult son.

Some of her priorities include:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Economic Empowerment – Jobs
  • Equity – Purchasing Contracts, Hiring
  • Fiscal Responsibility

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