Five northwest Ohioans are among the 44 applicants for the open Ohio Consumers Counsel position.
The job - the state s utility consumer watchdog - pays up to $137,654 annually, and its duties include overseeing the roughly 75 employees and a $9 million annual budget.
Among the applicants are: Kerry Bruce, of Toledo, who is a senior attorney in the city of Toledo s public utilities and law departments. Richard J. Grega, of Toledo, who has a private law practice in Sylvania. Charles R. Hall, Jr., of Fostoria, who is an associate lawyer with Leuthold & Leuthold in Tiffin. William G. Jennings, of Toledo, who is a partner at the Jennings & Jennings law firm. Wayne Wilson, of Toledo, who is a security hall monitor with Toledo Public Schools.