For Immediate Release
December 4, 2009
CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Charles Lausin of Thompson has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As the region 4 trustee Lausin represents Farm Bureau members in Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.
Lausin originally joined the state board in May 2001, and will now be serving his fourth three-year term. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.
Lausin joined the Geauga County Farm Bureau board of trustees in 1973 and later became its president. He also has held several other offices and chairmanships in the county.
Lausin and his wife, Linnie, farm with their son and Lausin’s brother’s family. They milk dairy cows, sell replacement heifers and raise crops. Along with Farm Bureau, Lausin has been active in dairy cooperatives, Geauga County Landmark, county planning commission, Ohio Dairy Farmers Federation, Ohio Public Works District 7, county farmland preservation task force, Township Trustees Association, Ohio Farm Animal Care Commission, and state extension advisory committee. He is a member of Thompson United Methodist Church.
Lausin was elected during the 91st annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec. 2-4 in Cincinnati.
CONTACT: Joe Cornely
PHONE: (614) 246-8230
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