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Vice President, Government Affairs
330-744-2131, ext. 1214

Lyle Huffman

Lyle Huffman has been the Director of Government Affairs for the Regional Chamber since May 2022.  

In this position, he is responsible for developing and implementing the annual action plan to advance public policy, which promotes economic prosperity for Regional Chamber members and the quality of life in the Valley, and serves as the liaison between Chamber members and their local, state and federal governments.  

Huffman also coordinates activities of the Government Affairs Council and works with the group to develop content, agendas and sponsorship opportunities for events such as the Columbus Drive-In, D.C. Fly-In, Salute to Elected Officials, Impact Ohio Policy Conference, Local Government Policy Conference, Lunch with Legislators and more. 

Huffman was previously a public administrator for the Town of Greenville in Pennsylvania. As the Assistant Town Manager, he managed the town’s public services, including public safety, public works, code and zoning, parks and recreation and more. Having served in this role for a decade, he crafted creative strategies to help Greenville emerge from its financially distressed status, scheduled for 2023.   

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing degree and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Phoenix. He gained admission to the coveted National Society of Leadership and Success as a Society Presidential Member with the University of Phoenix. Huffman sits on the Howland Athletic Club Board of Trustees and volunteers his time to help coach youth sports.  

He and wife Sharlene live in Howland with their son Harrison and daughter Charlie. 
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