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Welcome new board members

Published Oct. 15, 2013 | Discuss this article on Facebook

Please join us in welcoming the following continuing and new Hamilton County Farm Bureau board members.

Bob Beckman - He was a 4-H

kid and grew up on a farm. Has been in the Ag community his whole life. He now owns his own business "Beckman Construction". He builds Ag buildings and aircraft hangers and is a pilot. He also owns an upholstery business.He is a father to 2 children.

Tim Dicke Tim has lived in Cincinnati for 18 year with his wife Jill and lives in Madeira. They have 2 children. He has a Bachelor of Science from Wilmington College. He owns a small goat farm in Cincinnati. Tim has worked with 4-H his whole life. Ninety percent of his goats goes to 4-H showings and he has been an 4-H advisor for 10 years. He is currently a Fireman in Cincinnati and has been for 14 years.

Dennis Heyob -Dennis Heyob is married to Karen Heyob, has three children and six grandchildren. Dennis farms around 1100 acres in partnership with his brother Mike. Dennis has been a previous FB trustee numerous times, as well as president. He has also served as a supervisor for the Hamilton County Soil and Water District, has been on the Crosby Township Zoning Board and Zoning Appeals Board, and has been an advisor for Farm Credit, Eaton office.

Ken Groh - Ken and his wife Karen have two grown children and three grandchildren. Ken just celebrated his 50 years in the insurance industry in October. Ken has been a farm bureau member for 27 years and has 6 1/2 acres in Indian Hills where he has Cows and horses.

Joe Roell - Joe has been a Dairy farmer on Kilby Rd. in Harrison Ohio for 53 years. He is currently in partnership with his Parents and brother milking 145 cows. Joe has served on the Hamilton County Farm Bureau board for the past 3 years. Joe is married to wife Laura, and has two daughters, Alison and Emily, one son Luke.

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