Jim Eisel has been named West Unity Citizen of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce at the annual recognition banquet at the Kissell Community Center.
Eisel graduated from Hilltop High School in 1979. He has a degree in auto and diesel mechanics from Northwestern Business College in Lima.
He began working for the Village of West Unity in 1994 in the street department. The following year he was promoted to department supervisor, a job he still holds today.
In 1981, he joined the Brady Township Fire Department and became assistant chief in 1995. In his leisure time he rides a Harley and likes to travel.