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State Representative Stephanie Kunze is serving her second term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 24th Ohio House District, which includes portions of western and southwestern Franklin County.
Representative Kunze chose Ohio as a place to call home over twenty years ago when she met her future husband, Matt, who was earning his degree from The Ohio State University. Representative Kunze graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a BA in English. She has focused much of her adult life exclusively on service to her family and community. She has spent her time and passion on raising her two daughters, Hannah and Abigail and serving the community she loves through volunteer leadership and service. She also has a passion for advocating for small businesses and entrepreneurs. She is a founding member of www.localevelevents.com, which was created to encourage those who live and work in an area to support their local businesses, schools and community.
She formerly served as an elected member of Hilliard City Council where she chaired the Recreation & Parks Committee and also served as the DARE Liaison for Council, representing the City of Hilliard at all Hilliard City School elementary DARE graduations.
As State Representative, she served on the Attorney General’s DARE Task Force, “Ohio Communities 4 Kids” and as the Central Ohio Honorary Chair of Moving Day, a walk to increase awareness of Parkinson’s Disease. She is a member of the Hilliard and Upper Arlington Area Chambers of Commerce, Franklin County Farm Bureau, Upper Arlington Lutheran Church at Mill Run, Hilliard Schools PTO and is a graduate of the Hilliard Citizens Police Academy.