For Immediate Release
October 30, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Lacey Meeks has been named director of political education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
Meeks will assist members in carrying out their grassroots involvement in the political arena and county programming. She will help organize candidate evaluation activities, work to build political coalitions and enhance OFBF’s relationships with political parties. Meeks also will work with local, state and American Farm Bureau staff to coordinate civic action programs and will manage OFBF’s political action websites.
Meeks is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in communications and public advocacy. She expects to complete her master of public administration degree from Ohio University in spring 2014. She also is a graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute. Prior to joining Farm Bureau, Meeks led outreach and engagement strategies for American Commitment and was a political account representative for InfoCision Management Corporation.
“Farm Bureau’s strength is rooted in the involvement of our individual members. Lacey will do a great job of helping our members be effective advocates for farmers and their communities,” said Adam Sharp, OFBF’s vice president, public policy.
Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Its mission is to build a partnership between farmers and consumers.
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