Derek Merrin

Derek Merrin Quick Profile:

Position: Republican Candidate for State Representative in District #47.

Education: M.P.A., Masters of Public Administration, Bowling Green State University (2009); B.A., Bachelors of Arts, University of Toledo (2008); P.P.M., Public Performance Measurement Certificate, Rutgers University – Newark (2014).

Profession: Realtor and Real Estate Investor

Elected Office: Mayor, City of Waterville (2008-2011); Councilman, City of Waterville (2007-2008); Lucas County Republican Central Committee Member (2006-2014).

Honors & Community Service: 

– Top 30 “Most Influential Conservatives under 30” in nation by Red Alert Politics
– Abraham Lincoln Public Official of Year by Lucas County GOP Clubs.
– Founder, Fallen Timbers Republican Club
– Member, Fulton County Republican Club
– Member, National Rifle Association
– Member, Monclova Road Baptist Church
– Participated in four international mission trips

Elected Officials Endorsements:

  • State Senator Randy Gardner
  • State Rep. Barbara Sears
  • State Rep. Rob McColley
  • Commissioner Bill Rufenacht
  • Commissioner Jeff Rupp
  • Auditor Brett Kolb
  • Recorder Sandra Barber
  • Mayor Lori Brodie
  • Mayor Kathy Huner
  • Mayor Michael Olmstead
  • Mayor Jim Wyse
  • Councilwoman Barb Bruno
  • Councilman Micheline Krise
  • Councilman Tim Pedro
  • Councilman John Rozic
  • Councilman Rex Decker
  • Councilman Corey Hupp
  • Councilman Robert Reichert
  • Councilman Doug Haynam
  • Councilman Tom Waniewski
  • Trustee Chuck Hoecherl
  • Trustee Bob Mack
  • Trustee Neil Mahoney
  • Trustee Marylin Yoder
  • Fiscal Officer Gavin Pike
  • GOP State Comm Bill Delaney
  • GOP State Comm Dee Talmage
  • GOP State Comm Mark Wagoner

Community Leaders Endorsements:

  • Scott Allegrini
  • Dr. Linda Bowyer
  • Jim Brennan
  • Dr. Dwight Bryan
  • Dave Dmytryka
  • Danny Dymarkowski
  • Honorable Tim Greenwood
  • Diane Haupricht
  • Pamela Haynam
  • Rich Iott
  • Jim Irmen
  • Paul Komisarek
  • Patrick Kriner
  • Dee Dee Leidel
  • Don Mewhort III
  • Kevin Milliken
  • Darren Munn
  • Honorable Lynn Olman
  • Honorable Donna Owens
  • Honorable Sally Perz
  • Dennis Recker
  • Barbara Spencer
  • Kent Stamm
  • Dock David Treece

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