COLUMBUS—Ohio House Assistant Majority Floor Leader Barbara Sears (R-Monclova Twp.) today was appointed by Speaker William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) to serve on three House committees during the 129th General Assembly. In addition to serving on the Finance and Appropriations Committee, she will serve on the Health and Aging Committee as well as the Insurance Committee. She has also been selected to sit on the Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the Finance and Appropriations Committee.
“I’m very pleased with my committee appointments and am eager to put my experience in the health and insurance sectors to work during this Legislature,” said Rep. Sears.
Rep. Sears is currently serving her second full term in the Ohio House of Representatives, having been appointed to the House in January 2008. She served as president of Sylvania City Council and chair of the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments.