Senator Bill Reineke is currently serving his first term in the Ohio Senate representing the people of the 26th Senate district, which includes all of Union, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. He previously served three terms in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Community involvement and development has always been a passion for Senator Reineke. He has worked closely with the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, Tiffin Seneca Economic Partnership, Tiffin Tomorrow, and Tiffin Rotary Club as a business owner in Tiffin and now representing the district in Columbus. (Senator) Reineke is focused on creating a strong business climate that enables both employers and employees to thrive. His policy priorities include job creation, workforce training, economic development, and downtown revitalization.
Senator Reineke is a business partner in Reineke Family Dealerships a three generation family business started in 1960 by his father, has grown to include ten dealerships selling autos, trucks and RVs and employs over 400 full and part-time workers. The family received the 2010 Excellence in Family Business award from the University of Toledo Entrepreneurial Business Hall of Fame.
Senator Reineke was raised in Fostoria as the oldest of ten children. He attended Morehead State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is a 38-year resident of Tiffin and the proud father of two daughters.
134th General Assembly Committee Assignments:
- Transportation Committee (Vice-Chair)
- Energy & Public Utilities Committee
- Workforce & Higher Education Committee
- Small Business & Economic Opportunity Committee