next regularly scheduled meeting
begin at 8 a.m.
Senator Keith Faber
Senator Keith Faber has dedicated the past decade to serving the
residents of Western Ohio in the Statehouse. Faber represents the 12th
State Senate District, encompassing all of Allen, Champaign, Mercer,
and Shelby Counties as well as portions of Auglaize, Dark and Logan
Counties. He currently serves as President of the Senate. Prior to his
election to the Senate, Senator Faber served three terms in the Ohio
House of Representatives.
Before joining Senate Leadership in 2009
as Majority Leader, Faber served as Vice Chairman of the Senate
Insurance, Commerce & Labor Committee, as a member of the
budget-writing Finance & Financial Institutions Committee, and
as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Government Oversight.
Faber also represents the Senate on the State Ballot Board, the
Constitutional Modernization Commission, the Joint Legislative Ethics
Committee, the Legislative Service Commission Board, and the
Redistricting, Reapportionment & Demographic Research
An award-winning fiscal conservative,
Senator Faber has been a consistent promoter of jobs and job growth for
Ohioans. At the Statehouse, Senator Faber has been a strong advocate
for lower taxes, restraint in state spending and an overall smaller,
more responsible government. For his efforts, Faber has been named a
Watchdog of the Treasury five times (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 &
2012) and Outstanding Legislator of the Year (2004) by the United
Conservatives of Ohio. Inspired by input he gathered in field hearings
throughout the summer of 2008 as chairman of the Regulatory Reform Task
Senator Faber is actively working to
reduce government red tape that drives up costs, burdens small
businesses and hinders job creation. His work on regulatory reform
resulted in the National Federation of Independent Business honoring
him with the Guardian of Small Business Award in 2010, a year in which
he was also named the Public Official of the Year by the Ohio
Restaurant Association. It was this same commitment that led him to
work with Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and Ohio Governor John Kasich to
draft Ohio's CSI Initiative, which enforces common sense business
regulations in Ohio.
Senator Faber also been honored for his
work to promote strong families and traditional Ohio values, including
receiving Moms for Ohio's Public Service Award for promoting pro-family
Outside of his legislative duties, Faber
is the principal partner with Faber and Associates in Celina, a law
firm specializing in civil litigation and mediation, helping courts and
parties resolve matters without trial. He earned his Juris Doctorate
from The Ohio State University in 1991. He did his undergraduate work
in public administration/policy with a minor in biology, graduating
with honors from Oakland University in Michigan in 1988.
Senator Faber remains active in the
community including holding membership in the Mercer County Republican
Party, several different Chambers of Commerce and Farm Bureaus, Celina
Moose Lodge, Celina Eagles Lodge, Mercer County and Ohio Right to Life,
National Rifle Association, Mercer County Sportsman, Lima Sabres, and
also saw two terms on the Mercer/Auglaize YMCA Board of Directors.
Senator Faber and his wife Andrea reside
just outside Celina in Mercer County with their two young children,
Adam and Brooke and attend St. John's Lutheran Church.
will be held in the
(formerly know as "Staff
Brethren Home Retirement Community
Full breakfast is available for a $6 donation.
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