Searfoss has lived in Leesburg for 20 years and has worked at Dana Corporation for 31 years. He also served as the UAW Local 1405 trustee for 6 years and as the union’s financial secretary from 2002 to 2007.
Searfoss said, “I hope to fill Jan Carter’s position with my administration abilities for the people of the town of Leesburg.”
Searfoss is taking over the remaining term left by Jan Carter, who resigned due to health reasons. He said he will be in the clerk’s office on Tuesday, but he and the Leesburg Town Council still need to work together to determine regular office hours.
Michael and his wife, Sally, have four children and six grandchildren.