Senator Cliff Hite

Ohio Senator

Senator Cliff Hite is currently serving in his third General Assembly as a member of the Ohio Senate, representing the 1st Senate District, which encompasses an 11 county region of Northwest Ohio. Prior to his appointment to the Senate, Hite served two terms in the Ohio House of Representatives. For the third time during his tenure in the Senate, Hite has been tapped to preside as the Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture; Ohio’s number-one industry. Prior to entering public service in Columbus, Senator Hite spent three decades teaching high school history and coaching football. Senator Hite holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky, where he played quarterback for the Wildcats. He and his wife, Diane, reside in Findlay, Ohio. The couple has three grown children and four granddaughters