Thanks to everyone who attended our candidate event for the Democratic candidates for Ohio House of Representatives District 24! It was a packed house, and it was great to see everyone there!
In case you missed the event, here’s a quick introduction to the candidates:
Andrea Bonny is a physician, wife, and mother of 3. She graduated from Upper Arlington High School, received her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame and her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis.
She has worked as an academic physician for over 20 years. In this role, she has served as a clinician, researcher, educator, advocate, and community organizer. Recently, she has focused on treating adolescents and young adults with opioid addiction.
Mary B. Relotto received her bachelors degree from Ohio University in Journalism with a minor in Sociology. She is the founder of Dames Bond, an organization that began in 2007, to bridge the gap between women and entrepreneurship.
Mary B. worked in the non-profit industry for 15 years, serving some of the most marginalized people in our community. She’s won various awards for championing small business owners and women, was appointed on the Columbus Women’s Commission and sits on the advisory board for the Women’s Business Center of Ohio.
Allison Russo is a public health policy expert who has spent nearly two decades advising government leaders and policymakers on issues related to the healthcare financing and care delivery needs of seniors, vulnerable populations, Veterans, and military families.
She is currently the Policy Research Director for a public policy consulting firm. Allison serves on the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Central Ohio, is an active member of Rotary Club and Leadership UA, the Ohio Women’s Public Policy Network. Allison is married to Brian, a Veteran, and together they have three children who attend public school in Upper Arlington.
Get out there and volunteer for one of these amazing candidates between now and the primary on May 8! If you are still undecided, Progress Hilliard is hosting a District 24 candidate forum on April 27th.