Former Farmington Township Trustee Martha Yoder is the Republican candidate for State Representative in the 64th District today.
Mrs. Yoder is a graduate of Berkshire High School in Burton, Ohio and attended Lakeland Community College and Liberty University. She and her family have lived in Farmington Township for 30 years. For over 25 years, she has owned and operated YSLS, Inc., a social service agency providing residential services to the developmentally disabled.
Mrs. Yoder has volunteered in her church and community for many years serving as a youth leader, church musician, and secretary. Ms. Yoder is a member of the Warren Republican Women’s Club, the West Farmington Cemetery Association, NFIB, The Upton Association, The Women’s Relief Corp, the Farm Bureau, and the NRA. Mrs. Yoder is a member of Grace Fellowship Church.
Mrs. Yoder was a Farmington Township Trustee from 2013-2017. During her time as Trustee, Mrs. Yoder worked hard to improve the relationship of the Board with the Fire Department as well as make the Board in general more efficient, organized, and modern.
Mrs. Yoder has been active in local issues for several years, serving as a community columnist for the Warren Tribune Chronicle for a year, writing about issues in Trumbull County. Mrs. Yoder was a Farmington Township Trustee from 2013-2017. During her time as Trustee, Mrs. Yoder worked hard to improve the relationship of the Board with the Fire Department as well as make the Board in general more efficient, organized, and modern. She led the way for 24/7 Fire and EMS in the Township. Mrs. Yoder placed a high priority personally on continually learning-participating in the State Fire Marshal’s Feel the Heat program; attending the Ohio Township Association Conferences; and meeting with county, state, and federal officials. She is a graduate of the Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy as well as the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute.
Mrs. Yoder currently serves on the Trumbull County Transit Board.
Mrs. Yoder believes that the diversity of her experience in both the private and public sector makes her the best choice for this office in 2020.