Anne M. Vogel
was appointed as director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency by Governor Mike DeWine in December 2022.

She most recently served as Policy Director for Governor DeWine during his first term, driving implementation of the DeWine/Husted agenda for Ohio. Chief among them is the creation and launch of H2Ohio, the Governorís water quality initiative that brings together the Ohio EPA, Ohio Department of Agriculture, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources to improve Ohioís water quality through the creation of wetlands, the reduction in phosphorus runoff, and access to clean drinking water and quality sewer systems. Vogel also served as Infrastructure Coordinator for Governor DeWine, overseeing a cross-agency team charged with securing federal grants for infrastructure improvements across the state.

Vogel spent a decade at American Electric Power Company, with experience in both regulatory matters and operations. She was responsible for federal energy policy development in Washington. Following law school, Vogel started her career as a litigator at the Columbus law firm of Porter Wright and subsequently clerked for Judge Sargus, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

 

Vogel holds a law degree from Capital University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.