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Nickie J. AntonioDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 23
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OHResidence (state)

Nickie J. Antonio (born June 2, 1955) is an American politician from Ohio. A Democrat, she serves in the Ohio Senate representing the 23rd district, which is located in the western portion of Cuyahoga County and contains the western third of Cleveland and some of the nearby western suburbs. She previously served in the Ohio House of Representatives representing the 13th district from 2011 to 2018. A former member of Lakewood City Council, Antonio was elected to the lower chamber of the legislature in 2010 and took office on January 3, 2011, and was re-elected in the 2012 General election, receiving 75% of the vote. She was re-elected consecutively in the General elections of 2014 and 2016. After being term limited in the lower chamber of the legislature, Antonio was elected to the upper chamber of the legislature in 2018 and took office on January 7, 2019.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Cleveland State University
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Lutheran West
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Assistant Minority Leader
Ohio State Senate
2021 - Current
Minority Whip
Ohio State Senate
2021
Senator
Ohio State Senate
2019 - Current
Representative
Ohio State House of Representatives
2010 - 2019
Minority Whip
Ohio State House of Representatives
2015 - 2018
Member
Lakewood City Council
2005 - 2010
President
Star Communications Consulting
1996 - Current
Other Experience1 - 45 of 45
Director
Women in Government, Ohio
Current
Member
Board for Spaces, Cleveland Tennant Organization
Current
Member
Drug Court Advisory Committee, Cuyahoga County
Current
Member
Community Engagement Committee, Beck Center for the Arts
Current
Member
Lake Erie Caucus
Current
Member
Children's Caucus of Legislators
Current
Participant
Executive Leadership in State and Municipal Government, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
2011
Founder
Womens Peace and Community Conference, Cleveland State University
2002
United States Delegate
ASIA Pacific WINGS, International and Intercultural Education, Japan, Philippines
1996
Member
Lakewood High School, Athletic Boosters
Former Board Member
Domestic Violence Center
Former Chair
Economic Development Committee, Lakewood City Council
Former Chair
American Cancer Society Relay for Life Event
Former Chair
Health and Human Services Committee, Lakewood City Council
Former Chair
Democratic Women’s Caucus, Cuyahoga
Former Chair
Housing Committee, Lakewood City Council
Former Chair
Ohio House Democratic Womens Caucus
Former Chair
Lakewood Citizens Advisory Committee
Former Member
Lakewood Hospital Board
Former Member
Public Works Committee, Lakewood City Council
Former Member
Finance Committee, Lakewood City Council
Former President
National Organization for Women, Greater Cleveland Chapter
Founding Member
NorthCoast HIV/AIDS Coalition
Founding Member
Community Relations Advisory Commission
Member
Women Speak Out for Peace and Justice
Member
Ohio Women’s Leadership Forum
Member
Lakewood Soccer Association
Member
Lakewood Schools Fifty Years Committee
Member
Grow Lakewood Committee
State Director
National Women Legislators’ Lobby
Former Member
Commerce, Labor and Technology Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Health and Medicaid, Ohio State Senate
Former Member
Finance Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules and Ordinances Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Finance and Appropriations Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules and Reference Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Medicaid Oversight Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Member
Legislative Ethics Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Health Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Minority Member
Health, Human Services and Medicaid Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee, Ohio State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Health/Aging Committee, Ohio State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Minority Member
Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee (JMOC), Ohio State House of Representatives