Bright re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau’s board

Karin Bright of Athens was re-elected trustee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Dec. 7 during the organization’s 100th annual meeting. This is her second full term. As District 22 trustee, she will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members in Athens, Gallia, Lawrence and Meigs counties.

Bright has served on Ohio Farm Bureau’s state policy development committee, statewide dues task force, ag education advisory committee and membership model task force. A member of the Athens-Meigs County Farm Bureau for more than 13 years, she is its communications action team leader, membership co-chairperson and ag day coordinator.

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 president of the 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.

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