For Immediate Release
December 6, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his third, three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot counties. His election took place during OFBF’s 95th annual meeting, Dec. 4 – 6 in Columbus.
Harrison farmed full-time for more than 30 years and now assists his tenant during peak farming seasons on the land he owns.
He is retired after 34 years of public service, first as a township trustee and then later as executive director of the Seneca Regional Planning Commission. He currently owns and operates Caples Creek Trucking and is co-owner of Caples Creek Farms.
A member of Seneca County Farm Bureau for nearly 40 years, he has served on the county Farm Bureau’s public policy, membership and policy development committees and was the youth adviser. From 1986 to 1998 he was employed as the organization director. Harrison has received membership campaign awards from Ohio Farm Bureau and served as a county delegate to the state annual meeting.
He also is active with the local Community Action Commission and is in leadership at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria. Harrison and his wife, Krista, are the parents of three grown children.
Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.
CONTACT: Joe Cornely
PHONE: (614) 246-8230
E-MAIL: [email protected]