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Our Team

Our team

The Office of Government Affairs staff is here to serve you. With decades of combined experience at each level of government, our team can help you navigate the inner workings of government. Below is a full list of the staff at the Office of Government Affairs. You'll also find filters that reflect each team and its responsibilities.

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ben kanzeg

Ben Kanzeg

Associate Vice President for Government Affairs and Executive Director of Policy, Office of Government Affairs

adam ward

Adam Ward

Director of Government Affairs, College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)

Image of Nazar Zhdan

Nazar Zhdan

Director of Advocacy and Communications

colleen obrien

Colleen O’Brien

Assistant Vice President, External Relations and Advocacy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


Bill Hayes

Director of Health Policy, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

annie marsico

Annie Marsico

Director of Local Government and Community Relations, Wexner Medical Center