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Email: jcornely@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

Rebecca Everman
Executive Assistant
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Email: reverman@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases

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Prettyman

Prettyman Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the members of District 7, which includes Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties. He will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.

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Meimer

Meimer Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Eddie Lou Meimer of Mt. Gilead has been elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will serve as Northwest Women’s trustee, representing Farm Bureau members from 24 counties, and help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.

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Knipp Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Daryl Knipp of Lindsey has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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Patterson

Patterson Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - James W. (Bill) Patterson of Chesterland has been re-elected District 4 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Patterson will help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization and will represent Farm Bureau members from Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.

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Davidson Re-elected to Farm Bureau State Board

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Paul Davidson of Newark has been re-elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As District 12 trustee he will represent the interests of OFBF members in Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties and provide governance to the state’s largest and most inclusive agricultural organization.

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Swingle Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Jim Swingle of Philo has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Having served as District 16 trustee for the past three years, he will continue to represent Farm Bureau members from Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum and Perry counties. Swingle will help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.

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Williams Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Tim Williams of Piketon has been re-elected to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) board of trustees. He will continue helping to govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.

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Payne Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Joyce Payne of Waterloo has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF.) She will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.

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Haley Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Pam Haley of West Salem has been re-elected for a second, three-year term as Northeast Women’s Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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County Farm Bureaus Recognized for Quality Programming

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized through County Achievement Awards presented during Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 94th annual meeting, Nov. 28-30 in Columbus.