Kayla Jones of Newark has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation organization director for Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties. In her position, she will act as a liaison between county Farm Bureaus and OFBF. She will assist county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen their organizations and enhance their ability to serve members and affect positive change in their communities.
Previously, Jones worked for the Licking County auditor’s office as director of CAUV and ag district programs and deputy director of oil and gas taxation. She also taught high school English and worked for the Tractor Supply Co. She has bachelor’s degree in English from Muskingum College and a master’s degree in Secondary English Education from Ohio State University as well as American and State FFA degrees.
Jones is Licking County Farm Bureau president and a graduate of AgriPOWER, Ohio Farm Bureau’s intensive leadership program. She served on the board of Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation and received the Farm Bureau Member of Distinction award in 2015. She and her husband, Nick, raise beef cattle and hay with her parents. They have two 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.
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