Kevin Boyce To Move To State Treasurer’s Office
Governor Ted Strickland has chosen Columbus City Council member Kevin Boyce to be Ohio’s next State Treasurer.
Kevin Boyce, a member of the Columbus City Council since 2000, will replace outgoing Treasurer Richard Cordray. Cordray won the attorney general’s office in the November election.
â€œOn Columbus City Council, Kevin has been a voice for fiscal responsibility and has also served as a strong advocate for education and community safety initiatives,â€ Strickland said. â€œAs state treasurer, Kevin will provide effective and experienced management over our state dollars and also help give Ohioans the financial literacy they need to deal with these challenging economic times.â€
â€œAs treasurer, I will wisely and strategically invest our state funds to ensure good returns and, in turn, help strengthen our communities and businesses,” Boyce said. â€œI will operate the treasurerâ€™s office with the highest standards of integrity and bring the smartest minds together to meet the financial challenges before us.â€
Kevin Boyce will be the first African American Democrat to hold a nonjudicial statewide office.