|Mark J. Romanchuk|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
January 1, 2013
|Preceded by||Jay Goyal|
|Alma mater||Vanderbilt University|
|Profession||Manufacturing Business Owner|
Ohio House of Representatives
The newly formed 2nd Ohio House District encompasses all of Richland County. Romanchuk represents the 124,475 residents of Richland County, including Mansfield, Shelby, Ontario, Lexington and Bellville, Ohio. Romanchuk was elected to his position in 2012 by garnering 57.23% of the vote against Democratic challenger, Ellen Haring.
Romanchuk was appointed Vice Chairman of the House Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee, which was created in the 130th General Assembly. He was also appointed to the House Public Utilities Committee and the House Insurance Committee.
Life and career
In addition to serving as an Ohio State Representative, Romanchuk is the Owner of PR Machine Works and Vice-President of Slick Automated Solutions, both located in Ontario, Ohio. Prior to his business ownership, Romanchuk served as a civilian engineering adviser to the US Navy regarding the F-18 aircraft. Romanchuk was then assigned to Votkinsk in the former USSR in a diplomatic capacity to oversee implementation of the INF Treaty.
In his business interests, Romanchuk is a member of the National Tooling and Machining Association, the NFIB, the Ohio Manufacturers' Association and served on the Ohio Skills Bank development council.
|2012||Ellen Haring||23,532||42.77%||Mark Romanchuk||31,482||57.23%|
|2014||Don Bryant||9,649||30.09%||Mark Romanchuk||22,422||69.91%|
- Ohio House of Representatives Bio:http://www.ohiohouse.gov/mark-j-romanchuk
- Ontario Businessman Kicks off Campaign:http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/article/20120112/NEWS01/201120311/Ontario-businessman-kicks-off-campaign
- Filling the Skills Gap:http://www.bucyrustelegraphforum.com/article/20111210/NEWS01/112100301/Special-Report-Poverty-Filling-job-skills-gap
- Meet Mark:http://www.romanchuk2012.com/