Craig W. Butler
On February 21, 2014, Governor John Kasich appointed Craig W. Butler to serve as Director of the Ohio EPA. Mr. Butler previously served as the Assistant Policy Director for Energy, Agriculture and the Environment in Governor Kasich’s administration.

A public servant of more than 24 years, he previously served as District Chief of both Ohio EPA’s Central District Office and its Southeast District Office. He is a board member of the Dangerous Wild Animal Board and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Ohio Alliance for the Environment.

Mr. Butler graduated with honors from Mansfield University in Mansfield, Pennsylvania with a BA in Geography and Environmental Science. After receiving a scholarship, he obtained a Masters in Environmental Science from Ohio University.