Release November 30, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), and also re-elected to the group’s board of trustees. As treasurer, he holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. His role as trustee is to represent Farm Bureau members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.
As a member of the Stark County Farm Bureau, Burkett served as a board trustee, policy development chairman and farm tour chairman. He is a past board member for Ohio Dairy Producers and is a member of Rivertree Christian Church.
Burkett, in partnership with three uncles, co-owns and manages Clardale Farms, Inc., a dairy and crop operation. He received a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Ohio State University with a major in agricultural systems management and a minor in agricultural economics.
Burkett was elected during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Nov. 28 – 30 in Columbus.
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