Representative Antonio is serving her third term in the Ohio House of Representatives, as Assistant Democratic Whip. She considers herself a civic-minded public servant who is concerned with the quality of life of those around her and has been social justices advocate working for human rights and equality for all people for more than two decades. Antonio was Executive Director for a non-profit women’s outpatient drug and alcohol treatment program as well as administrator for a multi-County HIV/AIDS regional planning group among many other posts. Representative Antonio is also a certified coach and advocates the benefits to the world when people are valued and encouraged to rise to their highest potential and purpose. Daughters Ariel and Stacey have made Rep. Antonio and partner Jean Kosmac very proud as the girls engage in their post-secondary pursuits.