State Representative Anne Gonzales is currently serving the 19th Ohio House District in her fourth and final term at the Ohio House of Representatives. The district includes the cities of Westerville, Gahanna and New Albany; Sharon, Blendon, Plain and Mifflin Townships; the Village of Minerva Park and portions of Columbus.
During her time as a state representative she has served as Chair of the Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Chair of the Health and Aging Committee, member of the Public Utilities Committee, and member of the Finance Committee.
A long-time resident and former mayor of Westerville, she began her community service through the Westerville Telecommunications Commission and the Westerville Re-Investment Housing Council. During her eight years on the Westerville City Council she also served as Vice Mayor, member of the Recreation Advisory Board, Westerville Parks Foundation, Planning Commission, Fire Advisory Board and COTA Westerville Advisory Council. In addition, she is a recipient of the Making Your Tax Dollars Count Award.
Representative Gonzales is a realtor and a graduate of Otterbein University. She and her husband, John, have three children: Jennifer, Lois, and Richard.