The Ohio State Alumni Association honored New Albany resident John W. Barron ('97, '01) for his career in public service to Ohio at the fifth annual Alumni in Government Luncheon at the Ohio Statehouse.

The Ohio State Alumni Association honored New Albany resident John W. Barron ('97, '01) for his career in public service to Ohio at the fifth annual Alumni in Government Luncheon at the Ohio Statehouse.

Each year, the Alumni Association awards accomplished alumni working in state government.

Barron has spent his entire career in the public sector, including active military duty and state and county government service. He is chief counsel for the Ohio Senate Majority Caucus, representing its members and staff on legal matters, including those relating to legislation, employment, ethics, public records and litigation.