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Jessica Swihart Joins Ohio Farm Bureauís Field Staff

Published Apr. 28, 2014 | Discuss this on Facebook

For Immediate Release

April 28, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) Ė Jessica Swihart has joined Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís field staff to help support county Farm Bureaus in their operations. Swihart, who was hired in anticipation of future staffing needs, will be training under Darren Frank, organization director of Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot counties. Swihartís duties will be helping leaders strengthen county Farm Bureaus through program development and implementation and identifying ways to serve members and their communities.

Swihart has a bachelorís degree from the University of Findlay with a major in animal science and minor in business management. Before coming to Ohio Farm Bureau, she was a veterinarian assistant for Town & Country Animal Healthcare in Bowling Green and worked as a farm hand at Eckel Cattle Co. She is a co-owner/manager of the family sheep farm, Swihartís Moonlight Tunis Farms in Perrysburg.

ďJessica will be a real asset to county Farm Bureau leaders who work hard to represent members and make the organization a guiding force in their communities. She will be able to step in and help out county leaders right away,Ē said Keith Stimpert, OFBFís senior vice president of organization.

Ohio Farm Bureau is the stateís largest and most inclusive farm organization. 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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