Sensible and Conservative Leadership.
Alexandria, KY – Geoff Besecker, 25 year educator at Campbell County High School, has entered the race to run for County Commissioner of the 2nd district, the seat currently held by Charlie Coleman. Geoff Besecker, who is 46 years old, is a longtime resident of Grant’s Lick where he and his wife Toni have raised four boys.
Geoff Besecker has a long history of service in Campbell County. Serving for over 2 decades in the Campbell County Schools, he has served on numerous Site Based Councils at Campbell County High School and has served as the chair of principal selection in the past. For his work in civic engagement Besecker was honored as the Kentucky Veterans of Foreign War “State Teacher of the Year” in 2007. He continues to host local veterans in his classroom on a regular basis and has also been honored by “Kids Voting Northern Kentucky” for his work promoting civic responsibility and leadership among his students. Besecker was also a past President of Teacher Leadership Northern Kentucky collaborating with many educators across our region to address educational issues confronting our schools, families and students. Additionally he has coached multiple sports over the last two and a half decades including basketball, baseball, and football. As the district director, Besecker has also been instrumental in growing the Campbell County Schools youth basketball program and has been honored by the district this past June for his 15 year commitment to championship building through youth programs.
Along with his wife Toni, Geoff Besecker is a long serving deacon at Main Street Church where, as part of the Board of Directors, he also dedicates time to the CARE Mission, which serves as a resource center for those members of the community who are going through significant struggles when it comes to basic necessities like food, clothing and spiritual guidance. Besecker has also been an integral part of the youth group serving as a mentor, counselor and chaperone to our local children.
As a National Board Certified educator, Besecker teaches history, criminal justice, civics and Advanced Placement Government and Politics. He looks to bring his variety of experience and leadership to the Campbell County Fiscal Court as a commissioner. Being raised in a family taught to always put others first, Besecker’s vision has been forged by a lifetime of service. His focus will be to encourage economic growth and development while working to maintain and grow infrastructure in a responsible and considerate manner. Besecker looks to reduce economic barriers of residents and businesses while continuing to support and promote community schools. He promises to treat people and their opinions with the respect they deserve. Most importantly, he will work as the hands and feet for those in the community carrying heavy burdens and experiencing overwhelming struggles. Geoff Besecker will always promote Campbell County to be the bright and shining community, not as a light to be hidden but as a beacon for those in our region.