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Hicks Named Farm Bureau Organization Director

Published Feb. 11, 2013 | Discuss this on Facebook

For Immediate Release

February 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Tim Hicks has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) organization director for Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.

Hicks will act as liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and OFBF. He will assist the county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen the organization and enhance its ability to serve its members and affect positive change in their communities.

A native of Wood County, Ohio, Hicks previously was employed by the Schuyler County (New York) Watershed Protection Agency, the Soil and Water Conservation District and as an erosion control manager. He served as a village trustee and was active in various community organizations including the regional planning board. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in environmental science. He and his wife, Jenna, are the parents of two children.

“Tim’s experience in rural issues will be very valuable to Farm Bureau members, and he’ll be a great asset to the counties he serves,” said Keith Stimpert, OFBF’s senior vice president, organization.

Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. To learn more or join, visit ofbf.org.

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CONTACT: Joe Cornely

PHONE: (614) 246-8230

E-MAIL: jcornely@ofbf.org

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