For Immediate Release
December 6, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As treasurer, he holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. As OFBF trustee for District 9, Burkett represents Farm Bureau members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.
As a member of the Stark County Farm Bureau, Burkett served as a county board trustee, policy development chairman and farm tour chairman. He is a past board member for Ohio Dairy Producers Association 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 farm. 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 95th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec. 4 to 6 in Columbus. During the meeting, Farm Bureau delegates established policy on a variety of agricultural, environmental, economic and social issues.
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