DeBruin Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

For Immediate Release

December 2, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Patty DeBruin of Millersport has been re-elected Southeast Women’s Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will be serving her third three-year term as the representative of Farm Bureau members in 24 Ohio counties. She was elected Dec. 2 during the group’s annual meeting in Columbus.

DeBruin is a 16-year member of the Fairfield County Farm Bureau. She served as president and was active in promotion and education efforts as well as with public policy activities at the local level. She has been active in the Ohio Cattlewomen, served as 2nd vice president of the American National Cattlewomen’s Association and served on the Ohio State University Extension advisory committee.

She and her husband, Steve, raise stocker beef cattle. She also assists in her husband’s veterinary practice. The DeBruins are the parents of four daughters and are members of St. Patrick’s parish. She is a graduate of Ohio State University.

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