President Keith Faber and Lima Mayor David Berger unveil plans for the new Lima Stadium Park
President Keith Faber and Lima Mayor David Berger unveil plans for the new Lima Stadium Park
 President Faber joined Governor Kasich to talk about key legislative highlights for 2013.
President Faber joined Governor Kasich to talk about key legislative highlights for 2013.
 President Faber Welcomes the Mississinawa Valley Taiko Drummers to Statehouse
President Faber Welcomes the Mississinawa Valley Taiko Drummers to Statehouse
President Faber Welcomes Mississinawa Valley Student Drummers to Statehouse
President Faber Welcomes Mississinawa Valley Student Drummers to Statehouse
 President Faber joins officials from Stark State College, the city of Akron, Summit County and the Greater Akron Chamber to announce plans for Stark State College of Akron' to construct a new education and workforce training center on 11 acres along Route 8.
President Faber joins officials from Stark State College, the city of Akron, Summit County and the Greater Akron Chamber to announce plans for Stark State College of Akron' to construct a new education and workforce training center on 11 acres along Route 8.
 Outline of Senate President Keith Faber's legislative priorities for 131st General Assembly
Outline of Senate President Keith Faber's legislative priorities for 131st General Assembly
Senate President Keith Faber and State Senator Jim Hughes present a Senate gavel to members of the Ohio Nurses Association
Senate President Keith Faber and State Senator Jim Hughes present a Senate gavel to members of the Ohio Nurses Association
 Senate President Keith Faber welcomes Mississinawa Valley's Joseph Teeter to the Ohio Senate
Senate President Keith Faber welcomes Mississinawa Valley's Joseph Teeter to the Ohio Senate
 President Faber and State Representative Bob Cupp honor the family of Captain Dennis Pintor at Elida High School
President Faber and State Representative Bob Cupp honor the family of Captain Dennis Pintor at Elida High School
Representative Buchy joined President Faber in honoring three Versailles High School State Championship titles.
Representative Buchy joined President Faber in honoring three Versailles High School State Championship titles.
 President Faber welcomes the Riverside School Dulcimer Club and the Home Strings Dulcimer Club for a performance at the Ohio Statehouse.
President Faber welcomes the Riverside School Dulcimer Club and the Home Strings Dulcimer Club for a performance at the Ohio Statehouse.
 Faber Delivering Commencement Address at the University of Toledo on May 10, 2015
Faber Delivering Commencement Address at the University of Toledo on May 10, 2015
Faber congratulates leaders of the Darke County Chamber of Commerce on winning Best Advocacy Campaign Award
Faber congratulates leaders of the Darke County Chamber of Commerce on winning Best Advocacy Campaign Award
 President Faber recognizes the Marion Local High School state championship football team
President Faber recognizes the Marion Local High School state championship football team
 President Faber recognizes the Minster High School state championship football team
President Faber recognizes the Minster High School state championship football team
Faber discusses legislative action on DeWine's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training
Faber discusses legislative action on DeWine's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training
 Faber (center) joins Speaker Rosenberger (left) and Attorney General Mike DeWine (right) to discuss action on DeWine's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training
Faber (center) joins Speaker Rosenberger (left) and Attorney General Mike DeWine (right) to discuss action on DeWine's Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training
 Faber receives honorary doctor of public administration from the University of Toledo on May 10, 2015
Faber receives honorary doctor of public administration from the University of Toledo on May 10, 2015
Faber honors Fort Loramie basketball team for winning state championship
Faber honors Fort Loramie basketball team for winning state championship
 Senator Faber congratulates 2016 Ohio Fairs' Queen Mary Buehler
Senator Faber congratulates 2016 Ohio Fairs' Queen Mary Buehler
 Senator Faber honors Xavier Simpson (left) for "Mr. Basketball" title and Coach Quincy Simpson (right) on being honored as 2016 All-Ohio Division I Co-Coach of the Year
Senator Faber honors Xavier Simpson (left) for "Mr. Basketball" title and Coach Quincy Simpson (right) on being honored as 2016 All-Ohio Division I Co-Coach of the Year
Senator Keith Faber Honors Mary Buehler for being crowned 2016 Ohio Fairs' Queen
Senator Keith Faber Honors Mary Buehler for being crowned 2016 Ohio Fairs' Queen
 Faber honors Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart, 2015 Sheriff of the Year
Faber honors Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart, 2015 Sheriff of the Year
 Senator Faber (third from the left) joins Melanie Chavez (far left) and Mike Sipple (far right), co-chairs of the All-Star Game Community Organizing Committee and House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to recognize the All-Star Game which begins July 14 at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
Senator Faber (third from the left) joins Melanie Chavez (far left) and Mike Sipple (far right), co-chairs of the All-Star Game Community Organizing Committee and House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) to recognize the All-Star Game which begins July 14 at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
Faber presents Senate commendation to Jed Metzger, President of the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce
Faber presents Senate commendation to Jed Metzger, President of the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce
 Faber honors the Versailles girls basketball team, 2015 state champions
Faber honors the Versailles girls basketball team, 2015 state champions
 Faber speaks to Ohio Association of Health Underwriters
Faber speaks to Ohio Association of Health Underwriters
President Faber and State Rep. Bob Cupp honor the mother, sisters and nephew of Army Cpl. Nathan B. Carse
President Faber and State Rep. Bob Cupp honor the mother, sisters and nephew of Army Cpl. Nathan B. Carse
 Faber on 10TV's Capitol Square talking key legisiative highlights in 2013.
Faber on 10TV's Capitol Square talking key legisiative highlights in 2013.
 Faber speaks with Colleen Marshall on The Spectrum.
Faber speaks with Colleen Marshall on The Spectrum.
Senator Faber's wife and children look on as he takes the oath as President of the Ohio Senate
Senator Faber's wife and children look on as he takes the oath as President of the Ohio Senate
 Senate President Faber welcomes Governor John Kasich to Lima for the State of the State Address
Senate President Faber welcomes Governor John Kasich to Lima for the State of the State Address
 Senator Faber has served in the Ohio Senate since 2007. Prior to that, he served five years in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Senator Faber has served in the Ohio Senate since 2007. Prior to that, he served five years in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Sen. Faber welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
Sen. Faber welcomes a soapbox champ to the Statehouse
 Senator Faber joins the March of Dimes to annouce formation of the Prematurity Caucus to focus on policies to reduce the number of premature births in Ohio.
Senator Faber joins the March of Dimes to annouce formation of the Prematurity Caucus to focus on policies to reduce the number of premature births in Ohio.
 Senator Faber gives a speech at Senate Session.
Senator Faber gives a speech at Senate Session.
Senator Faber chairs a regional hearing of the Regulatory Reform Task Force, seeking input from Ohio farmers.
Senator Faber chairs a regional hearing of the Regulatory Reform Task Force, seeking input from Ohio farmers.
 Senator Faber reads a bill on the Senate floor.
Senator Faber reads a bill on the Senate floor.
 Senator Faber poses with teachers and students in the childcare center at Rhodes State College, recipient of the state Three-Star Step to Quality Award.
Senator Faber poses with teachers and students in the childcare center at Rhodes State College, recipient of the state Three-Star Step to Quality Award.
Senator Faber testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Criminal Justice.
Senator Faber testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Criminal Justice.
 Senator Faber poses for a picture with students from Fairlawn High who were visiting the Ohio Statehouse.
Senator Faber poses for a picture with students from Fairlawn High who were visiting the Ohio Statehouse.
 Senator Faber poses with students from Versailles Elementary School in the Grand Staircase of the Senate Building during a visit to the Statehouse.
Senator Faber poses with students from Versailles Elementary School in the Grand Staircase of the Senate Building during a visit to the Statehouse.
Senator Faber presents Ms. Ohio with an honorary Senate resolution.
Senator Faber presents Ms. Ohio with an honorary Senate resolution.
 Senator Faber shows students from Ansonia Elementary around the Senate floor before session.
Senator Faber shows students from Ansonia Elementary around the Senate floor before session.
 Senator Faber is named a Watchdog of the Treasury for the third time, honoring his commitment to fiscal discipline.
Senator Faber is named a Watchdog of the Treasury for the third time, honoring his commitment to fiscal discipline.
Senator Faber shares a laugh with colleagues before the start of Senate session.
Senator Faber shares a laugh with colleagues before the start of Senate session.
 
 

State Senator Keith Faber has dedicated the past decade to serving the residents of Western Ohio in the Statehouse. Faber represents the 12th State Senate District, encompassing all of Allen, Champaign, Mercer, and Shelby Counties as well as portions of Auglaize, Darke and Logan Counties. He currently serves as President of the Senate.

 
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Senator Faber Serves In the Following Committees :

Rules and Reference
 
President Keith Faber's remarks at the 2015 Military Medal of Distinction ceremony before a joint session of the legislature.
Ohio Senate President Keith Faber talks about the Senate's recently passed Legislation to establish a Pay Commission to set salary requirements for Ohio's Elected Officials.

05.26.16 - A Time To Remember The Sacrifice Of Our Fallen Soldiers

 
COLUMBUS -

Memorial Day is about so much more than summer barbeques and bright, candy-filled parades. It is a time to honor the service and sacrifice of our brave men and women in uniform.

 
 

05.25.16 - Senator Keith Faber Recognizes 2016 Ohio Fairs' Queen

 
COLUMBUS -

"It's my understanding that Ms. Buehler competed against 73 former county fair queens," said Faber. "She truly stands out among Ohio's young leaders through her dedication to agricultural education and community service."

 
 

05.25.16 - Senator Keith Faber Recognizes Lima Basketball Star

 
COLUMBUS -

"Even though Xavier is taking his talents to the state up north, we certainly wish him the best of luck," said Faber. "He and Coach Simpson have demonstrated incredible talent and dedication to the sport. They make Lima proud."

 
 

05.25.16 - Faber Announces Final Approval Of Legislation To Ease Access To Public Records

 
COLUMBUS -

"This legislation opens the doors of state government wide to ordinary Ohioans who are trying to access public records. By removing financial and legal barriers to settling public records disputes, we're taking a major step to make the process of accessing public records more transparent, efficient and fair."

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 12

 
Counties: Allen, Auglaize (part), Champaign, Darke (part), Logan (part), Mercer, Shelby
 
 

Contact Senator Faber

 
Statehouse
1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-7584
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Background

 
Leadership Position : President
Hometown : Celina
Party : Republican
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2007; State Representative, 2001-2006


Current Term : Expires December 2016 / Not eligible to run for another four-year term