Rep. Bob Gibbs Visits Campus
Published: Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012 01:11
Congressman Bob Gibbs, who represents Ohio's 18th District, will speak with students on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 10:00 a.m. in Peirce Lounge. The event, which will be conversational and include a question-and-answer segment, aims to give students an opportunity to learn about contemporary issues from their local member of the House of Representatives.
Gibbs is a member of the Republican Party and has served in both the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate in addition to the U.S. House. He currently serves on several committees, including the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; the Agriculture Committee; the Highways and Transit Subcommittee; the Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee; the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee and the Conservation, Energy and Forestry Subcommittee. He is also the chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, a subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
In a statement, Gibbs said, "I am looking forward to visiting Kenyon College this Thursday. I always enjoy meeting with students and think it is great that they are involved and engaged in the important issues facing our country."