Roland Winburn is a Dayton native who has resided in Harrison Township since 1996. He is a 1965 graduate of Chaminade High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Central State University and received certification in Mediation and Dispute Resolution from the Capital University Law School. Mr. Winburn began his life in public service working for Montgomery County before becoming an elected official. In 2001, Mr. Winburn was appointed to the position of Trustee and then won the election to keep his position. In 2005, Mr. Winburn was elected to serve his second term as Trustee. Mr. Winburn sought and won his election in 2008 to become State Representative for Ohio’s 40th House District and was re-elected in 2010.
In 2012, he was elected to serve the newly constituted 43rd House District. Former State Representative Winburn represented Preble and North Western Montgomery Counties (Harrison Township, Brookville, Farmersville, New Lebanon, and Trotwood and portions of the cities of Clayton and Dayton). Mr. Winburn is a graduate of the Ohio Township Leadership Academy and the Midwest Council of State Government's prestigious Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development as a BILLD Fellow. Winburn is currently a board member of the Area Agency on Aging and Reach Out Montgomery County and is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as Chairman of the Economic Development Committee.