Incoming Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Cabinet Could be Most Diverse in Ohio History

By Jackie Borchardt, Cincinnati Enquirer

Incoming Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has assembled one of – if not the most – diverse cabinets in Ohio history.

DeWine has nominated women to a majority of state agency director positions in recent weeks. A handful of the top jobs will be held by African-Americans.

DeWine allies say that's a reflection of how he operates and he's proud of the people he's chosen to carry out his policy proposals over the next four years.

DeWine's cabinet nominations will need approval from the Senate; other high-level jobs announced in recent weeks will not. 

DeWine officially takes office at 12:01 a.m. Monday, January 14.

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