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.
 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
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
 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.

02.10.16 - Faber Honors Coldwater Football Following Fourth Straight State Championship

 
COLUMBUS -

"I am proud to once again honor the Coldwater football team following another state championship," said Faber. "It's an incredible feat to win one state title in Ohio, let alone four in a row."

 
 

01.28.16 - Senate President Keith Faber Announces Process To Fill 10th Senate District Vacancy

 
COLUMBUS -

Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) today announced the application process to fill the vacancy in Ohio’s 10th Senate District seat, encompassing all of Clark, Greene and Madison counties.

 
 

01.27.16 - Ohio Senate Passes Life-Affirming Legislation

 
COLUMBUS -

"I am proud that the Senate passed this legislation today that focuses on enhancing healthy outcomes for women and children in Ohio," said Faber. "This bill affirms life and provides vital health services, taking another forward step in fighting the crisis of infant mortality in Ohio by designating funding and support to combat the epidemic."

 
 

01.21.16 - Senate President Faber Issues Statement On Retirement Of Senator Widener

 
COLUMBUS -

“The job of leading a legislative body can’t be done by one person.  It requires a smart, experienced and loyal team of advisors, who often do a lot of the hard work behind the scenes with very little credit.  I rely on that team and their wisdom every day, and they are an indispensable part of our success.  For the past three years, Chris Widener has been chief among them."

 
 
 
 
 

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