Upon accepting the appointment to represent Coshocton and Muskingum counties last July, Brian Hill expected to work on typical pieces of...
Brian D. Hill
State Representative Brian Hill is currently serving his first term as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed to serve for the duration of the 129th General Assembly. He is seeking election to the 97th House District, which includes most of Muskingum County and all of Guernsey 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 has also included his work as a trustee for the Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, where he not only interacted with legislators at various levels of government, but met with community members to discuss electric service and deregulation. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Abbott Home, a non-profit organization that provides supportive services to retirees.
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.
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.
Get to know Rep. Hill through his interview with Ohio in Focus (April 11, 2012).