CSRAB - Board of Directors

The Board's Role
The role of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) is to provide all educational, maintenance, support and security services for Capitol Square structures and grounds.


Daily operations of the Board are performed by an executive director and staff. The staff manages the maintenance, operations and security of the Capitol Square buildings and grounds, and operates the underground parking garage, and Statehouse Museum Shop.


The Board also grants permits for public activities occurring on the Statehouse grounds and oversees the operations of the Capitol Cafe. The Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center coordinates tours of Capitol Square and provides information about the buildings, their history and Ohio's government.


Board Members

Honorable Chris Widener, Senator - CSRAB Board Chair

Honorable Eric Kearney, Senator

Honorable Bill Batchelder, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Honorable Jo Ann Davidson, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives

Honorable Stephen Slesnick, House of Representatives

Honorable Tom Niehaus, Former Senate President

Beth Hansen, Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor

Vincent Keeran, Clerk of the Senate

Brad Young, Clerk of the House of Representatives

Robert F. Klaffky, Representing the Public-At-Large

Richard F. Hillis, Representing Ohio Historical Society

Juan P. Cespedes, Representing the Ohio Arts Council