Sarah LaTourette - House District 76

State Representative Sarah LaTourette is currently serving her third term in the Ohio House of Representatives. She represents the 76th Ohio House District, which includes most of Geauga and northern Portage counties.

Representative LaTourette was born and raised in Northeast Ohio. A 2006 graduate of Miami University, she double-majored in Political Science and History. Following college, Sarah worked for the Lake County Republican Party during the 2006 election. She then worked for a political communications firm, coordinating national grassroots advocacy campaigns for a variety of clients, including several Fortune 100 companies. After six years working in politics, Sarah decided to pursue nonprofit work and continue her passion for service. She worked for a regional nonprofit dedicated to supporting those with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners.

 As a result of her legislative work, Representative LaTourette has been the recipient of the following awards:

  • Miami University 18 of the Last 9 Exceptional Young Alumni Award
  • Public Children Services Association of Ohio Gayle Channing Tenenbaum Legislator of the Year Award
  • FAMOHIO Thomas H. Burr Advocacy Award
  • AARP Capitol Caregiver Award
  • Ohio Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs Legislative Champion Award
  • LeadingAge Ohio Public Service Award
  • Ohio Council on Homecare and Hospice Hero Award
  • Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging Outstanding Legislator Award

Giving back to her community is extremely important to the Representative, and she has shown this through her service with a regional Golden Retriever rescue, where she served in a variety of roles and helped foster over fifty dogs, and through her work with the Adoption Network Cleveland. Additionally, Sarah serves as a permanent mentor for children in foster care, serving as a role model and source of continuity.

 Sarah and her husband Scott currently reside in Chesterland with their son, Matthew, and their two dogs and two cats.