State Representative Gary Scherer is currently serving his third term in the Ohio House of Representatives after being appointed to the 129th General Assembly. He represents the 92nd House District, which includes Fayette County, as well as portions of Pickaway and Ross counties. He serves as the Vice Chair of the Ways and Means Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee as well as the Financial Institutions, Housing, and Urban Development (FIHUD) Committee.
Representative Scherer is a lifelong resident of Ohio. He attended Miami University and The Ohio State University, where he obtained a B.S. in accounting. Throughout most of his career, he has worked as a CPA. In addition to his career in public accounting, Representative Scherer has worked for a time as the president of Circleville Oil Company. He previously held majority ownership of Buckeye Tax Professionals.
Representative Scherer has always strived to remain active within his community. Prior to joining the Ohio House, Representative Scherer served as president of the Circleville Rotary Club and the Circleville-Pickaway Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a trustee of the Berger Health System. Among other involvement, he continues to maintain his membership in the Ohio Farm Bureau, as well as his position as a finance committee member of his local church.
Representative Scherer and his wife of 40 years reside in Circleville. They have been blessed with three children and eight grandchildren.