Senator Michele Reynolds is serving her first term in the Ohio Senate. She represents the people of Franklin County in Reynoldsburg, Canal Winchester, Grove City, Westerville, New Albany, Groveport, Lockbourne, Obetz, Gahanna, Galloway, Blacklick, Urbancrest, Prairie Township, Jackson Township, Madison Township, Truro Township, Hamilton Township, Franklin Township, Blendon Township, Plain Township, Jefferson Township and Mifflin Township and portions of Columbus.
IN THE COMMUNITY
As an elected leader, Michele Reynolds was elected the 26th Republican state senator in the 135th OHio General Assembly. She formerly served her local community as Board Chair of the Madison Township Trustees. Michele Reynolds is a member of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute, Columbus Realtors, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice- Ohio Chapter, Ohio Black Republican Association, the Columbus Chapter of the NAACP, and the Asian American Commerce Group.
Housed over 5000 returning citizens in affordable housing settings across Ohio.
Created more than 200 jobs, 8 successful businesses, and launched a business incubator to support the needs of entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in Central Ohio.
Worked with fellow Trustees to help modernize Madison Township. Secured grant funding for the local police department. Increased fiscal transparency, increased revenue with the sale of real estate and helped cut government spending. Worked to increase public safety, improve community engagement by creating a Citizens Advisory Committee and At-Risk Resident Registry.
Helped over 250 non profit organizations secure more than $40 million in state funding to help continue their mission and build organizational capacity.
135TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
- Judiciary Committee (Vice-Chair)
- Education Committee
- Community Revitalization Committee
- Workforce and Higher Education Committee
- Rules & Reference Committee