OIA Advocacy: The Voice of Independent Agents

OIA's Advocacy team is the voice of independent agents on any issue that helps protect a healthy business environment for Ohio agents, consumers and employers. We are your advocate!

Advocacy Reach
OIA has strong relationships with a variety of state agencies and public officials to make a difference. Learn more about our key successes.


Member Engagement

OIA members regularly testify on priority legislation and meet with legislators at the Ohio Statehouse to education them on important issues that impact independent agents and consumers.


Through our Advocacy and Political Committees, members help set our advocacy agenda legislative/regulatory issues, assist with the OIA PAC and help plan political events, among many other initiatives. Learn about the latest state issues.

Ohio Insurance Agents Political Action Committee (OIA PAC) is a voluntary, non-partisan political action committee. Our PAC is the voice of Ohio’s independent insurance agents and their clients.

Learn more about OIA PAC.


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OIA Advocacy Team

Carolyn Mangas
  Carolyn Mangas
Government Affairs Manager
Vaughn Flasher
  Vaughn Flasher
Capitol Strategies Group
Jody Folton

  Jody Foltyn
Vice President
Capitol Strategies Group