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Alumni in Government

Alumni in government.

Ohio State’s alumni family expands to over 550,000 thousand. A select few have answered the call to public service. On this page you’ll find Ohio State alumni that are currently serving at the local, state, and national levels. 

Federal alumni

Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown

U.S. Senator

Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management (1981), Master of Arts in Education (1979)

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marcia fudge

Marcia Fudge

U.S. Representative

Bachelor of Science in Business (1975)

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bob gibbs

Bob Gibbs

U.S. Representative

Associate of Applied Science (1974)

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anthony gonzales

Anthony Gonzalez

U.S. Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (2006)

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steve stivers

Steve Stivers

U.S. Representative

Master of Business Administration (1996), Bachelor of Science in International Studies (1989)

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jim jordan

Jim Jordan

U.S. Representative

Master of Arts in Education (1991)

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alma adams portrait

Alma Adams

U.S. Representative

Ph.D. in Arts Education (1981)

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thomas carper

Thomas Carper

U.S. Senator

Bachelor of Arts in Economics (1968)

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alan lowenthal

Alan Lowenthal

U.S. Representative

Ph.D. in Psychology (1967), Master in Psychology (1965)

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harley rouda

Harley Rouda

U.S. Representative

Master of Business Administration

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State alumni

keith faber

Keith Faber

Auditor of State

Juris Doctorate (1991)

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frank larose

Frank LaRose

Secretary of State

Bachelor of Science in Family Resource Management (2007)

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dave yost

Dave Yost

Attorney General

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (1984)

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niraj antani

Niraj Antani

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2013)

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andrew brenner

Andrew Brenner

State Senator

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (1993)

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hearcel craig

Hearcel Craig

State Senator

Bachelor of Arts in Social & Behavioral Sciences (1995)

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robert mccolley

Robert McColley

State Senator

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (2007)

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bob peterson

Bob Peterson

State Senator

Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (1983)

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richard brown

Richard Brown

State Representative

Juris Doctorate (1981)

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jon cross

Jon Cross

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Social & Behavioral Sciences (2002)

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ron hood

Ron Hood

State Representative

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (1991)

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kris jordan

Kris Jordan

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1999)

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laura lanese

Laura Lanese

State Representative

Juris Doctorate (1995)

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david leland

David Leland

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in History (1975)

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mary lightbody

Mary Lightbody

State Representative

Masters in Teaching and Learning (1992), Doctor of Philosophy in Teaching and Learning (2004)

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beth liston

Beth Liston

State Representative

Doctor of Medicine (2002), Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology (2002)

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susan manchester

Susan Manchester

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2010), Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (2010)

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adam miller

Adam Miller

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in English (1988)

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craig riedel

Craig Riedel

State Representative

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (1988)

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nino vitale

Nino Vitale

State Representative

Masters in Business Administration (1993)

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gary scherer

Gary Scherer

State Representative

Bachelor of Science in Accounting (1976)

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fred strahorn

Fred Strahorn

State Representative

Bachelor of Arts in Aviation (1989)

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casey weinstein

Casey Weinstein

State Representative

Masters in Business (2007)

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Local alumni

megan kilgore

Megan Kilgore

Columbus City Auditor

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2004)

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zach klein

Zach Klein

Columbus City Attorney

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2001)

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ron obrien

Ron O'Brien

Franklin County Prosecutor

Juris Doctorate (1974)

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cornell robertson

Cornell Robertson

Franklin County Engineer

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (1992)

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michael stinziano

Michael Stinziano

Franklin County Auditor

Juris Doctor (2007)

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tony anderson

Tony Anderson

Fayette County Commissioner (President)

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science (1975)

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john bayliss

John Bayliss

Logan County Commissioner (Vice President)

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science (1972)

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tim bechtol

Tim Bechtol

Hancock County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Architecture (1992)

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rick black

Rick Black

Licking County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics (1976)

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william clinger

William Clinger

Wyandot County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Economics (1980), Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics (1984)

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kathleen clyde

Kathleen Clyde

Portage County Commissioner

Juris Doctor (2008)

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jack evans

Jack Evans

Miami County Commissioner (President)

Bachelor of Science, Marketing (1971)

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robert guillozet

Robert Guillozet

Shelby County Commissioner (President)

Bachelor of Arts, Personalized Study Program (2006)

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greg homan

Greg Homan

Mercer County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science (1995), Master, Human & Community Res Dev (2000); Doctor of Philosophy, Human & Community Res Dev (2004)

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thad lichtensteiger

Thad Lichtensteiger

Van Wert County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Animal Science (1983)

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cory noonan

Cory Noonan

Allen County Commissioner

Bachelor of Arts in Social & Behavioral Sciences (1999)

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jeff rupp

Jeff Rupp

Fulton County Commissioner (President)

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christiane schmenk

Christiane Schmenk

Union County Commissioner

Juris Doctor (1984)

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vincent schroeder

Vincent Schroeder

Putnam County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Agronomy (1969), Master of Science, Agricultural Education (1975)

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david smith

David Smith, D.D.S.

Gallia County Commissioner

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dentistry (1983)

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holly stacy

Holly Stacy

Seneca County Commissioner

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Communications (1986)

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brian stewart

Brian Stewart

Pickaway County Commissioner (President)

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2007), Juris Doctor (2011)

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steve stolte

Steve Stolte

Union County Commissioner

Bachelor, Civil Engineering (1969)

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melanie flax wilt

Melanie Flax Wilt

Clark County Commissioner

Bachelor of Arts in Social & Behavioral Sciences (1999)

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jay wippel

Jay Wippel

Pickaway County Commissioner

Bachelor of Arts, Agricultural Economics (1990)

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tina skeldon wozniak

Tina Skeldon Wozniak

Lucas County Commissioner (President)

Master, Social Work (1985)

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