Susan Hermreck selected to replace Jerry Brummer as Crook County commissioner

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Crook County says County Judge Seth Crawford and Commissioner Brian Barney have selected Susan Hermreck to fill the County Commissioner Position No. 1 seat left vacant by Jerry Brummer. Hermreck is expected to be formally appointed on Dec. 19.

Here is the full announcement from Crook County:

The Crook County Court has diligently proceeded with the selection process for the County Commissioner Position #1previously held by Jerry Brummerconducting thorough interviews with eight highly qualified candidates on ThursdayDecember 72023.

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In an extensive and comprehensive assessmentboth Judge Crawford and Commissioner Barney have meticulously carried out due diligencetaking into account the candidates‘ qualificationsexperienceand alignment with the needs of Crook County.

Following these rigorous evaluationsJudge Crawford and Commissioner Barney have reached a unanimous decision and identified Susan Hermreck as the candidate most suitable for appointment to the vacant County Commissioner Position #1.

Judge Crawford expressed confidence in MsHermreck‘s demonstrated capabilities and commitment to the betterment of Crook Countystating, ” Susan Hermreck will be a great fit for this position. She has been an important part of our community and understands the issues that Crook County is facing. I am especially excited for her knowledge of roads and business. 

Commissioner Barney echoed these sentiments, highlighting MsHermreck‘s profound insights and vision for the county‘s future. “Susan‘s perspectivescoupled with her extensive experiencemake her an outstanding choice to contribute to the growth and progress of Crook County,” said Commissioner Barney.

The Crook County Court anticipates formalizing the appointment of Susan Hermreck to the County Commissioner Position #1 atheir regular meeting December 19, 2023, pending standard procedures and administrative formalities.

The County Court was impressed with all candidates and would like to thank thefor their interest in the position and community and hope they will seek other open positionto serve Crook County.

For more information or inquiries, please contact Sarah Puerner, Executive Assistant/Communications Officer at 541-447-6555 or


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