AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake A member of Congress for 18 years, Kasich was elected to the Ohio State Senate in 1978 and to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982. As chairman of the House Budget Committee, he was the chief architect of the plan that balanced the federal budget. Kasich has been named as one of Newsweek magazine’s “100 People for the 21st Century.” He is the author of The New York Times best-seller “Courage is Contagious.” The conference is sponsored annually by the Board of Trade, and in past years such famous personalities as Gen. Colin Powell and SpaceShipOne designer Burt Rutan have been keynote speakers. Tickets are $150 per person and $1,200 for a table of eight. Corporate sponsorships are also available. To buy tickets or for details call (661) 942-9581 or fax 723-9279. LANCASTER – Fox News Channel host John Kasich, an investment banker and former Ohio congressman, will be the keynote speaker for the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference. The conference is Friday, Feb. 24, at the Poppy Pavilion of the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. Kasich hosts “Heartland with John Kasich” on Fox News. He also substitutes as host for “The O’Reilly Factor” and hosts “Heroes with John Kasich.” He joined Fox News Channel as a political contributor in January 2001. Presently, Kasich serves as managing director at Lehman Brothers’ Investment Banking Division. He maintains responsibilities across a range of industry groups on which Lehman Brothers focuses its investment banking activities, including health care, power and utilities, technology and financial institutions. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!