Dorman to lead animal and food policy team at Ohio Farm Bureau

For Immediate Release

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Leah Dorman, D.V.M. has been named senior director for animal and food policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

Dorman will manage a team within the Public Policy Department that will focus on livestock, animal and food issues. Her team will work with Farm Bureau members who are involved with advisory teams and community councils as well as manage OFBF’s relationship with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and other organizations.

Dorman has been with OFBF since 2009 as the organization’s director of food programs. She previously served three years as Ohio’s assistant state veterinarian, was a field veterinarian at the Ohio Department of Agriculture and was a private veterinary practitioner.

Dorman did her undergraduate work in animal science and received her doctorate from Ohio State University. She and her husband, Brad, live on a farm near Croton, and are the parents of three daughters.

“We’re very pleased that Leah is expanding her responsibilities here at Ohio Farm Bureau and will help lead an important part of our work to benefit our members and all Ohioans,” said Adam Sharp, OFBF vice president, public policy.

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