Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association
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Founded in 1937, the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association is a private, non-profit trade organization that supports the state’s 88 elected county prosecutors.  

Mission Statement:
The Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association assists county prosecuting attorneys to pursue truth and justice as well as promote public safety.  The Association advocates for public policies that strengthen prosecuting attorneys’ ability to secure justice for crime victims and serve as legal counsel to county and township authorities.  Further, the Association sponsors continuing legal education programs and facilitates access to best practices in law enforcement and community safety. The Association also offers information to the public about the role of prosecutors in the justice system.

Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association
196 East State Street, Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Telephone 614-221-1266 * Fax 614-221-0753

Louis Tobin - Executive Director
Steve Hall - Assistant Director

Delores Wilson - Office Manager
Diana Morris - Administrative Assistant

Executive Committee (Includes officers, past presidents, members-at-large, and alternates):

Past Presidents

Victor V. Vigluicci
President, Portage
Juergen Waldick
President-Elect, Allen
Daniel R. Lutz
Vice President, Wayne

Michael O'Malley
, Cuyahoga
Jane Hanlin
Secretary, Jefferson

Julia R. Bates, Lucas
Kevin J. Baxter, Erie
Paul A. Dobson, Wood
John D. Ferrero, Stark
Mathias H. Heck, Jr., Montgomery
Morris J. Murray, Defiance
Ronald J. O'Brien, Franklin
David W. Phillips, Union
Edwin A. Pierce, Auglaize
Sherri L. Bevan Walsh, Summit
Dennis A. Watkins, Trumbull
Dennis P. Will, Lorain

Steven D. Barnett, Carroll
Keller J. Blackburn, Athens
Joseph T. Deters, Hamilton
D. Vincent Faris, Clermont
David P. Fornshell, Warren
Michael T. Gmoser, Butler
Gwen Howe-Gebers, Henry

Charles T. McConville, Knox
Stephen J. Pronai, Madison
Ryan D. Styer, Tuscarawas
Kevin S. Talebi, Champaign
Christopher R. Tunnell, Ashland
Jess C. Weade, Fayette
Judy C. Wolford, Pickaway
Katherine J. Zartman, Williams
Alternate Exec. Committee members

Paul J. Gains, Mahoning
Stephen K. Haller, Greene
Nicholas A. Iarocci, Ashtabula
Sean M. Warner, Holmes

Executive Committee Meeting Dates

January 24 - Athletic Club of Columbus, Legislative 11:00, Lunch 12:00, Executive 1:00
February 28 - Brio Tuscan Grille Polaris, Legislative 10:30, Lunch 12:00, Executive 1:00
March 28 - Athletic Club of Columbus, Legislative 10:30, Lunch 12:00, Executive 1:00
April 24 - Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, Legislative 3:00, Executive 4:00
May 23 - Delaware Golf Club, Legilstaive 10:30, Lunch 12:00, Executive 1:00
June 20 - Breakers Hotel Cedar Point
July 25 - Cooper's Hawk Winery Easton
August - No meeting
September 25 - Crowne Plaza on Playhouse Square Cleveland
October 17 - Granville Inn <--date change due to conflict with Juvenile Training
November - No Meeting
December 11 - Hilton Columbus at Easton

Dates are tentative. Times will be posted when determined. Click location for a link to Google maps or the venue's website.

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