December 21, 2010 •
Paul M. Nick Designated As Interim Executive Director of Ohio Ethics Commission
Paul M. Nick has been designated Interim Director of the Ohio Ethics Commission beginning January 1, 2011.
The Commission will meet on January 6, 2011 to formalize the appointment. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Ohio Ethics Commission was unable to convene with a required quorum on December 20, 2011 to select an Interim Director. After consulting with the Commission Chair, Ben Rose, Executive Director David Freel designated Mr. Nick to succeed him in the interim. The Ohio Ethics Commission has begun a search for a permanent replacement for Director Freel who retires at the end of this year.
Paul Nick currently serves as the Ohio Ethics Commission’s Chief Investigative Attorney and has held the position since 2000. Mr. Nick joined the Commission in 1995 as Investigative Counsel. Prior to his experience with the Commission, Mr. Nick was an Assistant City Prosecutor with the City of Columbus.
You may read the Ohio Ethics Commission press release announcing Mr. Nick’s appointment here.
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