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Bright re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

For Immediate Release

Dec. 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) — Karin Bright of Athens has been re-elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will represent Farm Bureau members in Athens, Gallia, Lawrence and Meigs counties.

A member of the Athens-Meigs County Farm Bureau for more than 10 years, she is its communications action team leader, membership co-chairperson and ag day coordinator. She also served on OFBF’s statewide dues task force, the ag education advisory committee and the membership model task force.

Bright and her husband, David, are the parents of three children. They farm with two of their children and David’s brother, growing corn, wheat and soybeans.

She attended Hocking College and graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration specializing in marketing. Bright spent 16 years working in retail management and training. She is on the board of Athens County Food Pantry, works with Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council, Alexander FFA Alumni, Athens First Christian Church and the Tri County Career Center advisory board.

Bright’s election took place during the 97th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau, held Dec. 2-4 in Columbus.

The mission of Ohio Farm Bureau is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.

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CONTACT: Joe Cornely

PHONE: (614) 246-8230

E-MAIL: [email protected]

Editors: A high-resolution photo of Ms. Bright is available for download.

Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.