U.S. Congressman Pat Tiberi to Speak at Ashbrook Lecture

2/7/12 ASHLAND, OH -- U.S. Congressman Pat Tiberi, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, will address “Reclaiming the American Dream” as part of the Major Issues Lecture Series presented by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University.


The lecture will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 12 noon in the Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus. Tickets are available for $20 each or $160 for a table of eight. For reservations, call Lisa Ormiston at 877-289-5411 or email at lormiston@ashbrook.org.


Tiberi is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee that has jurisdiction over tax issues, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and trade agreements. He currently is the chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures (taxes).


As a former chairman of the Select Education Subcommittee, Congressman Tiberi wrote and passed the Older Americans Act, a law that reauthorized and improved numerous programs that help Older Americans. The AARP, Meals on Wheels and the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio have recognized Congressman Tiberi for the lead he took in the bipartisan effort to pass this law. 


The son of Italian immigrants, Congressman Tiberi has been a lifelong resident of the 12th Congressional District. He is a 1985 graduate of The Ohio State University and was a member of The Ohio State University Marching Band. Congressman Tiberi began his career in public service as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives. 


Prior to being elected to Congress, he worked as a realtor. Congressman Tiberi and his wife, Denice, are the parents of daughters Angelina, Cristina, Daniela and Gabriela.


The Ashbrook Center, located on the campus of Ashland University, seeks to restore and strengthen the capacities of the American people for constitutional self-government through educational programs for students, teachers and citizens. Ashland University is a mid-sized, private institution conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio.