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Harrison elected to state Farm Bureau Board

Published Dec. 3, 2010 | Discuss this on Facebook

For Immediate Release

December 3, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his second three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot Counties. His election took place during OFBF’s annual meeting, Dec. 1 – 3 in Columbus.

Harrison has been a member of the Seneca County Farm Bureau for 36 years. He has served on the county’s government affairs, membership and policy development committees and was the youth adviser. From 1986 to 1998 he was employed as the organization director. Harrison has been an Ambassador Award winner from OFBF and served as a county delegate to the state annual meeting. He farmed fulltime for nearly 30 years and now assists his tenant during peak farming seasons on the land he owns.

He is retired after 34 years of public service, first as a township trustee and then later as executive director of the Seneca Regional Planning Commission. He currently runs and operates Caples Creek Trucking and is co-owner of Caples Creek Farms.

He also is active with the local Community Action Commission and is in leadership at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria. Harrison and his wife, Krista, are the parents of three grown children.

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest farm organization. OFBF is influential as a public policy advocate and in public relations for agriculture. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.

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CONTACT: Joe Cornely

PHONE: (614) 246-8230

E-MAIL: jcornely@ofbf.org

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