State Representative Ron Hood is serving his 7th non-consecutive term in the Ohio House. Hood represents the 78th House District, which encompasses Hocking and Morgan counties, as well as portions of Athens, Fairfield, Muskingum and Pickaway counties.
Representative Hood is a member of the Commerce and Labor Committee, Community and Family Advancement Committee, Rules and Reference Committee, and Education Committee.
He has received numerous awards during his time in the House, including the Outstanding Conservative Freshman Legislator, the Frank Lausche Young Conservative Award, National Right to Work Legislator of the Year, National Association for Gun Rights Legislator of the Year, Faith to Action Braveheart Award and four Watchdog of the Treasury Awards.
Representative Hood resides in Ashville with his wife, Michal. They have five children: Ellah, Edward, Judah, Quinne and Wesley.