Seth Morgan, 35, and his family moved to Ohio in 1988 when his father, a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force, was reassigned to Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Settling in Huber Heights, Seth has been a resident of Montgomery County and the 36th District since he was 10 years old.
Morgan graduated from Christian Liberty Academy Satellite Schools (CLASS) in 1996. He started working while in high school at the Carpenter’s Shop Christian Bookstore, owned by Gene and Pam Ditmer of Huber Heights. By the age of 19, Morgan had gone from being a stock clerk to managing the day-to-day operations of the business including purchasing inventory for the business.
Using his job to fund college, Morgan attended Park University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Management/Accounting, earning this degree in two-and-a-half years. He graduated Magna Cum Laude while working full-time.
After graduating, Morgan began his pursuit of the Certified Public Accountant designation, passing the exam on his first try. Morgan then attended the University of Dayton and in 2001 received a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in finance.
In 2002, Morgan married Debra Mowery of Huber Heights. The couple has three children and actively attend Clearcreek Chapel in Springboro, Ohio.
Morgan entered politics as a young man, seeking to make a difference for the community by putting to use his passion for public policy, philosophy of a responsible government, and love for the City of Huber Heights.
In 2001 Morgan was elected to the Huber Heights City Council, representing Ward 3. He won this first race by a mere three votes. He took office in January 2002 and, at the age of 23, became the youngest council member ever to represent the citizens of Huber Heights. In 2004 he was selected by his peers to serve as the city’s youngest ever Vice-Mayor. Morgan was reelected to the council in 2005, garnering almost 75% of the people’s vote. He was a candidate for Montgomery County Auditor in 2006.
Then, in 2008, Morgan was elected with almost 60% of the vote to serve as the Ohio State Representative for the 36th District, serving northern and western portions of Montgomery County.
Morgan has received multiple awards, including the 2006 Sheriff Gary Haines Memorial Award for outstanding public service, the 2009 Ohio Coalition for E-School Families Golden Apple Award, the 2010 Ohio Watchdog of the Treasury Award, and the 2010 Citizens for Community Values William Wilberforce Award.