Government Affairs

As your government advocate, OIA and the OIAPAC protect and advance the profession by engaging with state and federal legislators and regulators. Our Advocacy Team partners directly with Ohio credit unions to help shape the future of financial cooperatives together.

Ohio General Assembly

The Ohio General Assembly consists of the 99-member Ohio House of Representatives and the 33-member Ohio Senate. We as your advocate work with legislators to draft, propose, and pass legislation.

Find My Representation
OIA Policy Priorities
Issue Briefs

Executive & Ohio Department of Insurance

The Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) is an Ohio state government administrative agency. We work with ODI to ensure consumer protection through education and regulation while promoting a stable and competitive environment for Ohio’s insurance agents.

Governor Website
ODI Website


Ohio has two senators and fifteen representatives. Our government affairs teams’ partner with the Big “I” to protect the industry on a national level. We foster relationships with our federal elected officials while the Big “I” advocates on federal issues.

Find My Representation
Big I Policy Priorities
Issue Briefs

Your Advocacy Team

Contact us to learn more about Advocacy opportunities with OIA!

John Z. Wells
Government Affairs Manager
Jeff Smith, JD, CIC, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
(614) 552-3056

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