State Representative Steve Hambley is serving his second term in the Ohio House of Representatives. He represents the 69th House District, which includes most of Medina County.
Prior to being elected to the House, Hambley served as Medina County Commissioner for 18 years. He has also served as a Brunswick City councilman for five years, chairing the city’s Planning and Zoning Committee and Economic Development Committee in the early 1990’s.
He received a Ph.D. from the University of Akron in 1993 and was awarded a Martin Scholarship in History for two years. He retired from Lorain County Community College (LCCC) as an adjunct faculty member in 2014 in order to run and serve full-time in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Over the last 20 years as a professor teaching at various colleges, Dr. Hambley has taught courses in American National Government, State and Local Government, Introduction to Politics, Comparative Politics, Introduction to Urban Studies, Contemporary World Problems, History of Civilization and US History.
This year, Dr. Hambley has published a 2018 Bicentennial edition of the Timeline of Medina County History. The TIMELINE provides a summary of the events that helped shape the physical, institutional and cultural landscape of Medina County, as well as the State of Ohio. It is available at The BookShelf: Project: LEARN's Bookstores located in Brunswick, Medina and Wadsworth.
Net proceeds of all Timelines sold at The BookShelf go to benefit Project: LEARN Adult Literacy Program.
A lifelong resident of Medina County, Steve Hambley lives in Brunswick with his wife Cheryl. His step-son Josh, who was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 2013, lives in Guilford Township with his wife Ericka and two daughters.