Kern promoted at Ohio Farm Bureau

Brandon Kern has been named senior director of policy outreach for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. In this newly created position, he will provide leadership for the organization’s efforts to develop closer relationships and provide support to rural communities, the food system and consumers. The inclusion of these groups within the public policy work of Farm Bureau will serve to broaden and strengthen the organization’s service to its members.

Kern joined Ohio Farm Bureau in 2013 as director of state policy. He formerly held various policy and legislative positions with the Ohio Senate Majority Caucus, several state senators and for the office of former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich. He is a graduate of Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences. He is active in his local community and currently serves in the U.S. Army Reserve. Kern and his wife, Amie, are the parents of three children.

Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive food and farm organization. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. To learn more visit

This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Joe Cornely, 614-246-8230.

Editors: A high resolution photo of Mr. Kern is available to accompany this story.

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