Alfred (Al) DiVencenzo of Grafton was re-elected Dec. 8 as District 3 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. This is his second full term. Over the next three years, DiVencenzo will represent Farm Bureau members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties and help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.
DiVencenzo and his wife, Beth, operate a choose-and-cut Christmas tree farm, which includes a pre-cut lot that benefits a local school and library fund. He is vice president of the Ohio Christmas Tree Association and leads its popular Ohio State Fair exhibit. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the Firelands campus of Bowling Green State University.
DiVencenzo spent 30 years in public education and is a 45-year 4-H adviser. He has been a member of the Lorain County Farm Bureau for 23 years and served as its president, vice president, secretary, trustee and member of numerous committees. He is a graduate of Lorain County Community College, received a bachelor’s degree from BGSU and a master’s degree from Kent State University. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus and is active in his church. The DiVencenzos have three grown children.
DiVencenzo’s re-election took place during Ohio Farm Bureau’s 99th annual meeting. Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen the state’s communities. The organization helps its members engage in policy and communications activities to improve their communities and provides a wide range of member benefits. To learn more, visit ofbf.org.
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