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John C. "Jack" Fisher
Executive Vice President
Fisher holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Ohio State University and a master's from Ball State. He was deputy director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, director of the Illinois Corn Growers Association and Marketing Board, executive director of governmental affairs and commodities for Illinois Farm Bureau and was plant manager for the popcorn division of Wyandot, Inc.
Hirsch was elected president in 2011 and previously served as first vice president. He is a 11-year board member representing Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties. He and his family produce apples, peaches, grapes, strawberries, and other fruits and operate a retail farm market and a cider pressing facility. He holds a business administration degree from the University of Dayton.
Sparky R. Weilnau
First Vice President
Weilnau represents members in Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. His family farm produces popcorn, field corn, soybeans and wheat. He has been a member of the Erie County Farm Bureau since 1976 and has been involved in numerous leadership roles including Erie County commissioner. He is a Milan Township trustee and a member of the Erie County Regional Planning Commission.
Frank Burkett, III
Burkett represents members in Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.
District 1 Trustee
Weaver represents members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties.
Daryl L. Knipp
District 2 Trustee
Knipp represents members in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood counties.
District 4 Trustee
Patterson represents members in Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.
District 5 Trustee
Poling represents members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties.
Paul A. Harrison
District 6 Trustee
Harrison represents members in Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot counties.
District 7 Trustee
Prettyman represents members in Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.
District 8 Trustee
Baker represents members in Ashland, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties.
District 10 Trustee
Joslin represents members in Auglaize, Logan, Mercer and Shelby counties.
District 11 Trustee
Harrison represents members in Delaware, Franklin, Madison and Union counties.
District 12 Trustee
Davidson represents members in Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
District 13 Trustee
Lahmers represents members in Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
District 14 Trustee
Wuebker represents members in Champaign, Clark, Darke and Miami counties.
District 16 Trustee
Swingle represents members in Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum and Perry counties.
District 17 Trustee
Miller represents members in Belmont, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties.
District 18 Trustee
Osswald represents members in Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties.
District 19 Trustee
Mossbarger represents members in Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties.
District 20 Trustee
Adams represents members in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland counties.
Tim R. Williams
District 21 Trustee
Williams represents members in Jackson/Vinton, Pike and Scioto counties.
Joyce A. Payne
District 22 Trustee
Payne represents members in Athens, Gallia, Lawrence and Meigs counties.
Southeast Women's Trustee
DeBruin represents members in Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Fairfield, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson/Vinton, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Washington counties.
Northeast Women's Trustee
Haley represents members in Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Harrison, Huron, Jefferson, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Stark, Summit, and Wayne counties.
Eddie Lou Meimer
Northwest Women's Trustee
Meimer represents members in Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Logan, Lucas, Marion, Mercer, Morrow, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot counties.
Southwest Women's Trustee
Troyer represents members in Adams, Brown, Butler, Clark, Clinton, Clermont, Champaign, Darke, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Union and Warren counties.