Fairfield County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees Minutes for November 9, 2015

The Fairfield County Farm Bureau held their monthly board meeting on Monday, November 9, 2015 at the Ag Center at 7 p.m.  In attendance:  President Derek Schmitt, Secretary Lynne Schultz, Nikki Schmelzer, Brent Palsgrove, Hart Van Horn, Rich Lamp, David Mast, Josh Berry and O.D. Suzie McMullen.

President Derek Schmitt called the meeting to order.  Minutes, financials and new members were accepted.

Brent Palsgrove will be the new Communications Action Team Leader.

Action Team Reports-Communications-local food hub is in  the process of becoming operational.  The local food council sent out 2 surveys.

Public Policy-We are deciding on a date for the public policy breakfast.

O.D. Report-YAP Conference is January 29-30-deadline to sign-up is  Dec. 14.

We received thank you notes from Aaron Sharp and others for buying their animals at the county fair.

OFBF Annual Meeting is Dec. 2-4.  We will have a dinner with State Trustee/OFBF President Steve HIrsch.

Other Business-rescue tube was discussed

we will be using Core Funding for YAP Winter Conference scholarships as well as the Taste of Fairfield

Fairfield Union Land Lab-Lynne will call Jenna to come to our next board meeting

Next board meeting is Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.