Jan 14, 2013

Buchy and Adams take oath of office

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) and Richard Adams (R-Troy) were recently was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. Buchy represents the 84th Ohio House District, which includes Mercer County and portions of Auglaize, Darke and Shelby counties. Adams represents the 80th Ohio House District, which includes Miami County and portions of Darke County.

“I am proud to be a member of the 130th General Assembly,” said Rep. Buchy. “The people of the 84th House District are concerned about job opportunities in our rural communities, and that will be a focus of our work in the next two years.”

“I look forward to continue my work representing the citizens of the 80th District in the Ohio House of Representatives during the 130th General Assembly,” said Representative Adams. “The challenges facing state government to provide the services needed by the citizens of Ohio at the most economical level of expenditure are substantial. I look forward to being a part of the solution as we promote economic development, generation of additional good jobs, eliminating unnecessary regulation and promoting confidence in bipartisan endeavors.”

Representative Buchy previously served in the Ohio House from 1983 to 2000 and was appointed to the 77th District seat in January 2011. He is the former president and CEO of Buchy Food Service in Greenville, and served as the assistant director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. He also was the policy director at the National Federation of Independent Business.

Representative Buchy served on the Greenville Board of Education and is an alumnus of Wittenberg University.

Representative Adams previously served two terms as Miami County commissioner and has a long history as an educator, having served as a high school agriculture instructor, vice president of Clark State Community College, and founding superintendent of the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School District.

Representative Adams holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from The Ohio State University. He and his wife, Sandy, have three children.

Reps. Jim Buchy, Cheryl Grossman, John Adams, and Barbara Sears take the oath of office from Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French. 

Representative Richard Adams is joined by family members as he takes the oath of office. 


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