Public Service

Lynn served as a member and President of Maumee City Council for fifteen years. Throughout his tenure, he served on nearly every council committee at some point, and was Council President/Vice Mayor for four years.

In 1995, Lynn was appointed to the Ohio House of Representatives to represent the 51st House District, covering much of western Lucas County. He was subsequently elected to the seat in 1996, 1998 and 2000 for additional terms.

Lynn serves as Chairman of the House Public Utilities Committee, and also sits on both the House Insurance and Ways and Means Committees.

Lynn is currently serving as Co-Chairman on the House Select Committee on Ohio’s Energy Policy at the behest of the Speaker of the House. Formed in order to study Ohio’s current energy policy, the committee will examine energy consumption, production and resources and present its findings and recommendations to the Speaker.

Lynn was also appointed by the Speaker of the House to serve on the Ohio Port Authority Advisory Council, the Joint Legislative Committee to study Ohio’s Public Retirement Plans, the Ohio Lottery Profits Review Commission, the Joint Committee to study Electric Utility Deregulation, the Ohio Power Siting Board and the Legislative Commission on Lake Erie.

Lynn was also recently appointed to the Midwest-Canada Relations Committee of the Midwestern Legislative Conference (MLC) of the Council of State Governments.

Lynn previously served as the Co-Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Decentralization of State Government, helping to guide the publication of its final report in May 1998.

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Personal Biography
Public Service
Organizations and Membership


I-280 Bridge
I was honored to work with the Northwest Ohio legislative delegation to make the Veterans Glass City Skyway a reality


The Valentine Theatre
I was happy to co-sponsor support in the State Capital budget for restoration of the Valentine Theatre.


Jeep is the heart and soul of Northwest Ohio manufacturing. I was honored to be a part of the task force to 'Keep Jeep' in Toledo.







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