The Finance Department operates under the direction of a part-time fiscal officer who is elected by residents to a four-year term. Craig A. Jones has served as fiscal officer since 2021 and has been a public servant for over 35 years.
Mr. Jones is a Dayton native who has resided in Harrison Township since 1996. He is a 1980 graduate of Stivers-Patterson Co-op High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a dual major in accounting and finance, from Ohio Northern University.
Mr. Jones is a licensed Ohio School Treasurer, a licensed Ohio School Business Manager, a Certified Public Finance Officer, a Certified Government Financial Manager as well as a Registered School Business Fiscal Officer. Mr. Jones is a graduate of Ohio Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) Leadership Academy IV, the South Eastern Butler County Leadership 21, and Leadership Troy, OH. Mr. Jones currently serves on the finance committee of both Wesley Community Center Inc and YWCA Dayton.