For Immediate Release
December 4, 2009
CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Tim Williams of Piketon has been elected to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) board of trustees. As District 21 Trustee, he will represent Farm Bureau members from Jackson, Pike, Scioto and Vinton counties. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.
Williams previously served five years on the board and retired in 2006. He now fills the seat vacated by Nate Ewing who retired after three years of service.
Williams and his wife, Robin, produce apples and peaches, operate a seasonal farm market and own a cow-calf beef herd. They are the parents of two children. Williams is a 39-year member of the Pike County Farm Bureau. He is currently its president and previously served as vice president. Williams is active in policy, membership, agricultural ecology and State Issue 2 committees. He is manager of Pike Water, Inc. Williams is a director with the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and is involved with Ohio Environmental Health Association. He is a graduate of Piketon Vocational Tech.
Williams was elected during the 91st annual meeting of OFBF, held Dec. 2-4 in Cincinnati. During the meeting, Farm Bureau delegates established policy on a variety of agricultural, environmental, economic and social issues.
CONTACT: Joe Cornely
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