Senator Gayle Manning represents the 13th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses Huron and Lorain counties and the eastern portions of Seneca County.
A lifelong Ohioan, Manning taught elementary school students in North Olmsted City Schools for 37 years, winning numerous awards and citations for her accomplishments in education. She was named Educator of the Year by the North Olmsted Council of PTA and received the Teacher in American Enterprise Award from the Ohio Council on Economic Education.
Manning has also served as a member of the North Ridgeville Planning Commission and on North Ridgeville Council from 2006-2007, serving as Finance Chairwoman and President Pro-Tempore.
Senator Manning received her bachelor's degree from Kent State University and her master's degree from Akron University.