District 97 – Brian Hill

Brian HillState Representative Brian D. Hill is currently serving his third term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, after being appointed to serve for the duration of the 129th General Assembly. He represents the 97th House District, which includes Guernsey County and most of Muskingum County.

Prior to joining the Ohio House, Representative Hill served as a Muskingum County commissioner for more than six years. His service to the public also includes work as a board member for the Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, where he not only interacts with legislators at various levels of government, but meets with community members to discuss electric service and deregulation.

Before his work as county commissioner, Representative Hill worked at ADM Alliance Nutrition in Zanesville, where he assisted farmers in a six-county region on the production and nutrition of livestock. A two-time graduate of The Ohio State University, he has his associate degree in applied science and his bachelor’s degree in animal science. Additionally, he is a member of the Muskingum County Farm Bureau and Muskingum County Cattleman’s Association, Ohio Cattleman’s Association, National Cattleman Association, and the National Rifle Association.

Representative Hill raises beef cattle and grows crops at the family farm he co-owns and has helped to manage with his father since 1980. He lives with his wife and three children outside of Zanesville.