Sheriff E. Wayne Risner
Sheriff Risner was a member of the US Army from 1968-1990. In 1990, he
joined the Ashland County Sheriff's Office as a corrections officer and
shift supervisor. He has also been a patrol officer, 9-1-1 coordinator, new
jail project coordinator, Director of Communications, and Chief Deputy.
Sheriff Risner was first elected Sheriff of Ashland County in November of 2000.
Sheriff Risner also curently serves as President of the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association for 2013.
The Sheriff and his wife,
Pam, have seven children and 15 grandchildren. His hobbies include woodworking,
walking and sports.