Charles Prince and his family moved to Union Township in 1997 after starting the Buckeye Lake Beacon. Prince was elected a township trustee in 2013 and has served as president since 2015.
Prince earned a BA (Political Science/Economics) from Earlham College. He started his career in the Buying Department at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati. Prince was one of three P&G’s energy buyers during the first energy crisis, responsible for keeping 40+ plants nationwide operating. Later, he and his wife operated a startup coal sales agency for 20 years. More recently, Prince partnered with an Amish dairy farmer to start a small dairy processing plant to produce high quality local milk. He and his wife have sold local milk at the Granville Farmers’ Market for seven years. Prince and his wife, Mary, live on Hayes Road. They have two adult daughters.