About Diana M. Fessler
Diana M. Fessler is an elected member of the
Ohio State Board of Education. Diana researches national and state initiatives affecting
public and private education. She is an author, former newsletter editor and she
frequently lectures for civic organizations, community meetings, and churches nationwide.
Her most recent reports include School-to-Work: Its the Law; A
Report on the Work toward National Standards, Assessments and Certificates; and Sex
Instruction in the Classroom.
Mrs. Fessler was first elected to the State Board
of Education in 1994. Now serving a second term, she is a member of the State Boards
Teaching and Learning Committee and its Fiscal Accountability Committee.
Married for thirty-one years and the mother
of six children, Mrs. Fessler is also involved in a number of associations including the
United Conservatives of Ohio, Education Writers Association, the Ohio Roundtable Executive
Committee, Citizens for Community Values, and the Tippecanoe Historical Society. In
addition, she is a member of the Miami County Republican Central Committee, and as a
member of the Miami County Republican Womens Club, she has served as president and
Representing the Third District, Mrs.
Fessler represents the one million people who reside in Montgomery, Butler, and Preble
counties, and the eastern portion of Miami County. Her four-year term ends December 31,