Cameron Keaton was sworn into office as Knox County Engineer May 13, 2016. He was appointed to fulfill the remaining term of Jim Henry who resigned May 5, 2016.
He is a graduate of The University of Toledo (1989) and Youngstown State University (1992) with degrees in Civil Engineering. Cameron is licensed in the State of Ohio as a Professional Engineer and Professional Surveyor. Is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) and Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio (PLSO).
In 2008 he took the position as City Engineer of Mount Vernon, Ohio. In 2004 he began his career in public service as City Engineer of Ontario, Ohio. Upon graduating from college, he began his career in the private sector as a project engineer and surveyor working for consulting firms located in Richland County, Ohio.
Committees, boards, and memberships: Knox County Republican Party Central Committee, Knox County Transportation Committee, Knox County Storm Water Advisory Committee, Knox County Land Use Committee, Ohio Public Works Central Committee, Kokosing State Scenic River Advisory Council, Mount Vernon Nazarene University Engineering Department Industrial Advisory Board Chair, Ohio Farm Bureau member, New Life Church of the Nazarene member.
Cameron and his wife Christine reside in Miller Township and have been residents of Knox County since 2008.