COLUMBUS (1-13-23) – State Representative Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) recently began her third term in the Ohio House of Representatives, where she will serve the constituents of Allen County and the northern portion of Auglaize County. The 135th General Assembly held its opening day January 3.

Previously, Manchester chaired the House Families, Aging, and Human Services Committee, and also served as a member of the Health and Primary and Secondary Education committees. Additionally, she was appointed to the Health Oversight and Advisory Committee in 2021.

Manchester also served as the Co-Vice Chair of the Ohio Legislative Children Caucus, where she fought for the protection and safety of Ohio’s children by creating the Ohio Youth and Family Ombudsman Office through the Department of Jobs and Family Services. Her work as an advocate for Ohio’s children has been recognized statewide. Manchester was honored by the Public Children Services Association of Ohio with the Legislator of the Year Award in 2022 and was recognized as a Champion of Children by the Ohio Children’s Alliance.

Manchester said –

“I eagerly looks forward to serving the needs of my constituents in the new 78th House District. I am humbled by the support the people of Allen and Auglaize counties have shown me.”

Constituents are welcome to contact Representative Manchester’s office by calling (614)455-6344 or emailing


State Representative Susan Manchester is currently serving her third term as a state representative. She represents the 78th Ohio House District, which encompasses Allen County and a portion of Auglaize County.

For more information, contact Rep. Manchester’s office at 614-466-6344 or