Party affiliation: Republican
Tom Niehaus, American state legislator. Named Legislator of Year, Ohio Parks Recreation Association, 2004; recipient Over & Over award, 1999, Public Health Guardian award, 2004, Watchdog of Treasurer award, 2004, Distinguished Service award, Ohio Onsite Wastewater Association, 2005, Special Recognition award, Ohio Association Community Heath Centers, 2006.
Former chairman Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra, co founder. Publication Community Press Newspaper, 1989—1997. Commercial agent The Crowell Company, since 1997.
Member District 88 Ohio House of Representatives, 2003—2005. Member District 14 Ohio State Senate, since 2005.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Member of Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce (president), Clermont County Heritage Fall Fest, Renaissance New Richmond, New Richmond River Days, New Richmond Festival (committee member), LEAD Clermont (graduate member), Clermont Chamber Economic Development Committee (board member), Clermont Chamber of Commerce, Clermont Scholar-Athlete Banquet (founder chairman), Clermont County Excellence Education Committee, Clermont Clean & Green (chairman), Clermont 20/20 (executive committee), Clermont County Safe Committees (chairman), Clermont County Republican Center Committee.