Mark Romanchuk Biography
Senator Mark Romanchuk is serving in his first term in the Ohio Senate representing the people of the 22nd Senate District, which includes Ashland, Medina and Richland counties. He previously served four terms in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Senator Romanchuk has over 35 years of experience in small business, systems engineering, management, and community development. He is the owner and CEO of PR Machine Works, Inc., a contract manufacturer providing precision machining, fabrication, and assembly services in the city of Ontario. Prior to his work at PR Machine Works, he worked at Hughes Aircraft Company in a diplomatic capacity to the former Soviet Union in support of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Also, he was based in Japan as a team leader and technical advisor to the U.S. Navy in support of the F/A – 18 aircraft.
He has been heavily involved in his community, particularly in local efforts to create jobs and in workforce development. He is a member of the National Tooling and Machining Association and served as Economic Region 6’s team leader for the state’s “Ohio Skills Bank,” which strives to develop regional manufacturing career pathways. Senator Romanchuk also serves on the Ashbrook Center Board at Ashland University.
He is also the co-founder and past president of the Regional Manufacturing Coalition and is the past chairman of the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He is an active member of the Mansfield Sertoma Club, the National Federation of Independent Business and the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association.
Senator Romanchuk resides in Ontario with his wife, Zoi.
135th General Assembly Committee Assignments:
- Medicaid Committee (Chair)
- Energy & Public Utilities Committee
- Finance Committee
- Health Committee