State Representative Candice Keller served in the Ohio House. She was elected in 2016 and appointed in November of 2016 when Representative Tim Derickson left his seat to join the administration of Ohio Governor John Kasich. She represented the 53rd House District, which is made up of portions of Butler County.
Born and raised in Butler County, Keller developed a strong work ethic and passion for supporting small businesses from her father, who owned his own small agricultural company. A graduate from Miami University, she has been the Executive Director of the Community Pregnancy Center, one of the largest pro-life non-profit agencies in Ohio, for the last thirteen years. In doing so, Keller promotes fiscally conservative practices with a budget of over $300 thousand per year.
Keller has received numerous community service awards, including one from her local Chamber of Commerce. She is also a 2012 graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute.
Keller and her husband Kent reside in Middletown and are the proud parents of two sons and grandparents of seven grandchildren.
Biography provided the Ohio House of Representatives website, ohiohouse.gov and wikipedia.