Anne Gonzales is currently serving her third term as the state representative for the 19th House District. She represents the cities of Westerville, Gahanna and New Albany; Sharon, Blendon, Plain and Mifflin Townships; the Village of Minerva Park and portions of Columbus.
As your State Representative, she serves as Chair of the Health and Aging where she manages the busiest committee in the Ohio House of Representatives, working on policies that make health and human services more affordable and easier to access. She also passed legislation making it easier for our veterans to get back to work or get in to college after they return home.
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.