|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 5th district
January 2, 2007
|Preceded by||Tim Schaffer|
September 13, 1939 |
|Alma mater||Ohio State University, Capital University|
Gerald Stebelton is a Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 5th District since 2007. Currently, he is chairman of the House Education Committee.
After working as an aeronautical engineer and contracting officer for Battelle Memorial Institute, leading negotiating teams in Iran and Germany in the 1960s and '70's, Stebelton earned a law degree and became an assistant prosecuting attorney in Franklin County.
He is the senior shareholder of the Lancaster law firm Stebelton, Aranda & Snider, he has also served on the Lancaster City Council and Board of Education, and is a past member of the Republican Central Committee.
House of Representatives 
For the 129th General Assembly, Speaker of the House William G. Batchelder has named Stebelton as a member of the Republican majority caucus' Policy Committee, as well as member of the Judiciary and Ethics Committee, the Finance and Appropriations and the Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee, as well as the Chairman of the Education Committee.
In 2012, Stebelton won a final term with 59% of the vote against Democrat Kelly Bryant.
- Blackwell, Kenneth 2006 general election results (2006-11-07)
- Ohio House: Batchelder Announces House GOP Policy Committee
- The Ohio House of Representatives: Representative Gerald Stebelton (R-Lancaster) official site
- Jerry for State Representative official campaign site