Commissioner Ahern is serving his third term as the Jefferson County Commissioner. He graduated from University of Oregon in 1979 with a bachelor of science in political science. He owned and operated Ahern’s Grocery and Deli for 20 years and sold the business in 2001. Currently, he is a principal broker at Coldwell Banker, Dick Dodson Realty in Madras. Additionally, Commissioner Ahern volunteers his time to many Central Oregon Boards.