Payne Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

For Immediate Release

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.

As the District 22 trustee, she has represented Farm Bureau members from Athens, Gallia, Lawrence and Meigs counties for the past six years, and will continue for another three year term.

Payne is a 34-year member of Lawrence County Farm Bureau where she has served on numerous committees including membership and Ag in the Classroom. She has been a 4-H adviser for 16 years and has held several offices in the PTA, including president. She and her husband, Gene, produce cattle, goats, hay and corn on their 80-acre farm. They are the parents of two grown children and have seven grandchildren.

Payne was re-elected during the 94th annual meeting of OFBF, held Nov. 28-30 in Columbus. During the meeting, Farm Bureau delegates established policy on a variety of agricultural, environmental, economic and social issues.


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