Unemployment Compensation Review Commission

Gregory Gantt, Chairman
Mr. Gantt and his family reside in Oakwood, Ohio. He is an experienced administrator and lawyer having held many public and private positions over the past 25 years such as: District Office Manager with the United States Department of Commerce, Chairman of the Montgomery County
Board of Elections, Member of the State of Ohio Legal Rights Services Commission, Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General, and private attorney.

Mr. Gantt holds a B.A. Degree in Political Science from the University of Dayton and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law.

On June 15, 2012, Governor John Kasich appointed him as member of the Review Commission for a term ending in 2015. Mr. Gantt was reappointed by Governor John Kasich on March 10, 2015 until his term expires February 26, 2021.  Mr. Gantt was reappointed to the commission by Governor Mike DeWine, to a six-year term April 9, 2021 to February 26, 2027.


Ed Good, Vice Chairman
Mr. Good is a lifelong resident of Belmont County. He is a graduate of Belmont Technical College and holds an Ohio License in Stationary Steam Engineers. He has worked in the utility industry for over 34 years. Recognized locally, regionally and nationally for assisting
displaced utility workers, Mr. Good was appointed by Governor Taft in 2000 to the Ohio Electric Employee Assistance Advisory Board.

Mr. Good is currently serving his sixteenth year as a Mead Township Trustee, whereas he led the effort to create the Mead Township Park District in 2001. He is also a 2005 graduate of the Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy.

A 1977 graduate of Bellaire High School, Mr. Good received the 2011 BHS Alumni Achievement Award for his work in the field of government. In 2004 he received the FirstEnergy D. Bruce Mansfield Presidential Community Service Excellence Award. In 2010 he was the
recipient of the FirstEnergy William Kuhn’s Presidential Leadership Excellence Award.

Mr. Good resides in Mead Township with his wife of 26 years Dianne. They have three children.

Mr. Good currently is a Board Member of Belmont County Habitat for Humanity, President of the O R & W Fire District and also sits on the Belmont County Public Defenders Board.

Mr. Good was reappointed as member by Governor John Kasich and will serve the Review Commission until his term expires in 2023.

David Goodman, Commission Member
On February 13, 2019, he was appointed by Governor Mike DeWine to a six-year term as a Commissioner to the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission.

Mr. Goodman is a graduate of Miami University and earned his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Mr. Goodman is a licensed attorney in the state of Ohio and a resident of New Albany, Ohio.

A former assistant Ohio Attorney General, Mr. Goodman was appointed to the Ohio House of Representatives in 1998. He won election to a full term in 1998, and again in 2000.

Mr. Goodman was appointed to the Ohio State Senate in 2001 and served until 2010. Soon after Mr. Goodman left office, Ohio Governor John Kasich named him as Commerce Director for his administration. On March 18, 2013, he was appointed director of the Development Services
Agency and served in this position until February 5, 2019.

On February 13, 2019, Governor Mike DeWine appointed Mr. Goodman to a 6-year term as commissioner to the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission.  His term runs from February 27, 2019 to February 26, 2025.