Patricia Eshman, assistant vice president, community relations with Grange Insurance, has been elected as chairwoman of the board of directors of Maryhaven, central Ohio's oldest and most comprehensive behavioral healthcare center specializing in treatment services for alcoholism and other drug addiction.

Patricia Eshman, assistant vice president, community relations with Grange Insurance, has been elected as chairwoman of the board of directors of Maryhaven, central Ohio's oldest and most comprehensive behavioral healthcare center specializing in treatment services for alcoholism and other drug addiction.

Eshman has also served as senior vice president of public policy for the Children's Hunger Alliance, director of government affairs for the Ohio Homebuilders Association and served as the assistant attorney general with the Ohio Attorney General's Office representing the Ohio Department of Transportation in real estate, construction and personnel cases.

Eshman is a graduate of Ohio State University and holds a law degree from the University of Toledo. She is a resident of Clintonville.