The Ohio Third Frontier is administered by an 11-member Ohio Third Frontier Commission. Legislatively, the Commission is comprised of the Ohio Development Services Agency’s director, the Ohio Board of Regents’ chancellor, the Governor’s science and technology advisor, the JobsOhio’s chief investment officer, and six regional business representatives and one public-at-large representative appointed by the Governor. The Commission is responsible for the allocation of funds appropriated by the Ohio General Assembly to support programs and activities associated with the Ohio Third Frontier.
In addition to the Commission, there is a 16-member Ohio Third Frontier Advisory Board created to provide guidance to the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. The members of the Board represent leaders from industry, academia, and government, who advise on strategic planning and general management and coordination of programs associated with the Ohio Third Frontier.