COLUMBUS - Chairman Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) will hold a meeting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 to announce appointees named to the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC) for the 132nd Ohio General Assembly.

The OAATC is made up of legislators and various members of the aerospace and aviation community, including military representatives, academic experts, and industry leaders with diverse geographical backgrounds to develop focused policies aimed at enhancing the industry in Ohio.

By law, the committee must be composed of three legislators from the Ohio Senate, three legislators from the Ohio House of Representatives, one member appointed by the Governor and 14 public members appointed by the committee’s legislative members to offer expert recommendations. 

The following legislative members have been appointed by the President of the Ohio Senate or Speaker of the House of Representatives and are responsible for approving a slate of candidates to serve for the duration of the two-year General Assembly:

Senator Bill Beagle, Chair
Senator Joe Uecker
Senator Sean O’Brien
Representative Rick Perales
Representative Laura Lanese
Representative Martin Sweeney

Following the business portion of tomorrow's meeting, Chairman Beagle and legislative members of the committee will be available to answer any questions from the media regarding the appointments. 

Organizational meeting of the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee

11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Majority Conference Room, Second Floor, Ohio Senate Office Building

Media inquiries in advance of tomorrow's announcement may be directed to Clark Siddle by e-mail at or by phone at (614) 466-9009. 
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