Peter S. Valentine of Lewis Center has been elected assistant secretary by the boards of directors of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. and State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Co.

Peter S. Valentine of Lewis Center has been elected assistant secretary by the boards of directors of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. and State Auto Property and Casualty Insurance Co.

Valentine, 43, joined the companies in 2004 as an actuary.

He serves as manager of business insurance actuarial.