Rep. Bernard Willis

1 Term
House District 74
11th Fl.
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Current Candidate Information

Ohio House 74th District
Clark (part)
Willis for Ohio
2222 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH 45502
Primary Vote: 9,039 of 9,039 (100%)

Biographical Information

Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Lynne
Children: Shelby, Jon, Noah
Education: Marion Military Institute - Associate's Degree, Science, Service Academy Prep, 1985-1987; United States Air Force Academy - Bachelor's Degree, Sciences, 1987-1991; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Master of Science, Aeronautics, 2017-2018
Employment/Military Record: Clear Creek Applied Technologies, Inc. - Senior Operations Analyst, F-35 EBS/JSE SME Test Pilot, 2017-2021; Sinclair Community College - Adjunct Lecturer, 2017-Present; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Adjunct Professor, Gaetz Aerospace Institute, 2018-Present; L3Harris Technologies - Principal, Business Development, 2021-Present; Clark County Deputy Sheriff
Community Activities: Veteran Empowerment Through Motorsports - President Of The Board Of Directors, 2013-2020; The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels - Kentucky Colonel, 2006-Present; Miami Valley Military Affairs Associations - Member Board of Trustees, 2017-Present; Reality Outreach Ministries - Board Member, 2011-2017; Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce - Board Member, 2016-Present

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Air National Guard, 2001-2017; 88th Security Forces Squadron - Commander, 2019; Wright-Patterson AFB - US Air Force Reserve, Agile Combat Support, 2017-2020 and Sr. IMA to the PEO, 2020

Elections and Political Participation

Ohio House 74th District 2022
General Vote: 21,986 of 34,727 (63%)
Primary Vote: 3,087 of 3,087 (100%)
Endorsements: Ohio Real Estate Investors Association (primary)

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Logan Hannum, Legislative Aide

Recent News Coverage
Senate Committee Hearings
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
House Committee Hearings
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
House Committee Hearings
Tuesday, June 11, 2024
House Committee Hearings
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Sponsored Legislation
HB 69
Veteran Commissions
HB 77
Drone Regulation
HB 94
HB 149
Aerial Surveillance
HB 279
School Buses
HB 472
Election Laws
HB 477
Aeronautics Laws
HB 522
Repeat Firearm Offenders
HB 543
Property Taxes
HB 607
Convention of the States
States Convention
Department of Defense
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