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Bob PetersonREPRepublican State Representative, District 91
62
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24
Years of Experience
OHResidence (state)

Bob Peterson (born March 15, 1962) is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the Ohio Senate from the 17th District, where served as President Pro Tempore. From 2011 to 2012, he served as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 85th district. Before being elected to the Ohio House of Representatives, he was Fayette County Commissioner for 14 years. He was first elected as a state representative in November 2010.Peterson was elected to a full-term to the Ohio Senate on November 6, 2012 and was sworn-in January, 2013.

Education3 - 3 of 1
Ohio State University
BS Agriculture
1980 - 1983
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Senator
Ohio State Senate
2012 - 2023
President Pro Tempore
Ohio State Senate
2017 - 2021
Representative
Ohio State House of Representatives
2010 - 2012
Commissioner
Fayette County
1997 - 2011
Owner
Peterson Family Farms
1983 - Current
Other Experience1 - 33 of 33
Member
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
Current
Member
Board of Trustees, Ohio Farm Bureau
1995 - 2009
Member
Board of Directors, American Farm Bureau
2004 - 2009
President
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
2004 - 2008
4-H Volunteer
Buckeye All-Stars 4-H Club
2001 - Current
Member
Board of Trustees, County Commissioners Association of Ohio
1998 - Current
Board Member
Washing Court House and Fayette County Community Improvement Cooperation
1997 - Current
Member
Ohio Township Trustees Association
1997 - Current
Member
Advisory Committee, Ohio State University Extension
1994 - Current
Participant
Ohio State University Leadership Development Class (LEAD)
1987 - 1989
Member
Ohio Corn Growers and Ohio Soybean Association
1983 - Current
Chair
Government Oversight Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Member
Finance Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Member
Finance Subcommittee on Agriculture, Development and Natural Resources, Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Member
Insurance Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Member
Public Utilities Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Member
Board of Trustees, South Central Ohio Juvenile Detention Center
1997 - Current
Former Member
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
State and Local Government, and Veterans Affairs Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Finance Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Local Government, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Insurance and Financial Institutions Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Government Oversight and Reform Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on General Government and Agency Review, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Ethics, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Public Utilities Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
State Controlling Board, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Rules and Reference Committee, Ohio State Senate