Craig W. Butler
On February 21, 2014, Governor John Kasich appointed Craig W. Butler to
serve as Director of the Ohio EPA. Mr. Butler previously served as the
Assistant Policy Director for Energy, Agriculture and the Environment in
Governor Kasich’s administration.
A public servant of more than 24 years, he previously served as District
Chief of both Ohio EPA’s Central District Office and its Southeast
District Office. He is a board member of the Dangerous Wild Animal Board
and is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Ohio Alliance for
Mr. Butler graduated with honors from Mansfield University in Mansfield,
Pennsylvania with a BA in Geography and Environmental Science. After
receiving a scholarship, he obtained a Masters in Environmental Science
from Ohio University.