Roy Van Atta is uniquely prepared to serve as the next Licking County Treasurer. The Treasurer's office has been blessed with great stewards over the years. I'm proud to have the endorsement of every living Treasurer who has served this County since 1980!
Effective Local Leader
Christian Family Man
Stands with President Trump
Roy Van Atta is a lifelong resident of Licking County and a proud 1981 graduate of Newark High School. Roy continued his education at Miami University, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Business Finance and then an Associate's Degree in Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.
Roy and his family have a long history of service to their community. For more than 25 years, Roy was privileged to serve thousands of families as a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer at Henderson, Van Atta & Johnston, where he served as president and treasurer before selling the funeral home in 2008. Roy spent the next four-plus years working with families as a financial advisor and portfolio manager at an investment group. Since 2012, Roy has served as clerk for the Licking County Board of Revision. In this capacity, he has helped thousands of property owners lower taxes on their homes and businesses. Roy is also executive director of the Licking County Land Reutilization Corporation (Land Bank), a role he was selected to in 2015. His work with the Land Bank has resulted in more than 60 demolitions of vacant and abandoned properties throughout the County. Roy has also been able to move more than 75 properties from delinquency into the hands of responsible property owners!
Getting results and solving problems is part of Roy's DNA. He is fiscally responsible, believes in limited government and will work to create government efficiency.
A committed husband and family man, Roy has been married to his wife and best friend, Patti, for 30 years. The Van Atta’s are active members of Newark Nazarene church, where Roy plays drums in the praise band and Patti teaches Sunday School. The couple have two adult children, Katie and Alex.
Roy is a conservative Republican and a supporter of President Trump. He’s pro-life and a "Life" member of the NRA who holds a conceal-carry license.
The Licking County Treasurer's office deserves a high level of professionalism and expertise. My business personality is built for this position. My 30+ years of management experience has prepared me to hit the ground running in 2021!
Great Customer Service
Every resident who interacts with the Treasurer's office should have a professional, courteous and efficient experience. Excellent customer service has been my calling card for my entire professional career.
Effective & Efficient Leadership
The Treasurer's office is only as good as its staff. They are on the front lines of providing direct service to the public -- every single business day. The Treasurer's office will benefit from my 30+ years of working with and leading others with excellence.
Roy Van Atta is humbled by the endorsement of every living Licking County Treasurer since 1980. Below are just some of the endorsements of community, civic, and religious leaders from throughout
"I have worked with Roy for several years in many capacities. I have witnessed his professionalism, character, dedication, and his commitment to serve."
- County Commissioner Duane Flowers
“Having known Roy Van Atta for decades, I can attest to his extraordinary character, work ethic, and management skills. He would be an outstanding steward of taxpayer dollars while serving as your next Treasurer.”
- Former Treasurer Scott Ryan
"Roy's management style, desire to serve, and his ability to utilize technology, will serve him and the people of Licking County well as Treasurer."
- County Treasurer Olivia Parkinson
"Roy is a man who exhibits extraordinary virtues that one admires in a leader. He is honest, loyal, and hardworking. He has a servant's heart for his family, his church, and his community."
- Pastor at Newark Nazarene Church and LMH Chaplain Cheryl Simpson
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