Donald Collins was appointed to SERB as General Counsel/Assistant Executive Director on September 26, 2011. He brings significant knowledge and experience in labor and employment law to this assignment.
Most recently, he served as First Assistant Prosecutor of Delaware County. Prior to that he was City Attorney for Labor and Human Resources for the City of Toledo, where his responsibilities included labor contract negotiations and management, and representation before judicial and administrative bodies.
Other previous assignments have included service as Chief of the Employment Law Section under former Attorney General Betty Montgomery, where he was responsible for representing various state agencies on labor and employment issues before Ohio Trial and Appellate Courts. Don was also a former Assistant Franklin County Prosecutor, where he represented and advised the county on labor and employment matters.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Carolina; a Masters in Public Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate from Capital University Law School.
Donald M. Collins, General Counsel
State Employment Relations Board
65 East State Street, Suite 1200
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4213