For Immediate Release
December 6, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Chris Weaver of Lyons has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties. Weaver will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization.
He fills the board seat formerly held by Keith Truckor of Metamora who retired after 12 years of service to Farm Bureau members.
Weaver farms with his wife, Katie, and parents, Leon and Nancy. They operate a dairy, and raise corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. Their farm also operates a methane digester.
Weaver is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and received a degree in managerial and agricultural economics. He is an eight-year member of the Williams County Farm Bureau and has served as its president and on several committees including membership, and food and animal issues. He also has been active in OFBF’s Young Ag Professionals program. Weaver also served on the board of the Ohio Dairy Producers Association. The Weavers attend Cedar Creek Church of Toledo. They are the parents of two daughters.
Weaver’s election took place during the 95th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec 4 – 6 in Columbus. OFBF’s mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.
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