Julie Shull of Chillicothe has been named events program specialist for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She will plan, coordinate and execute major OFBF events including the organization’s annual meeting, the Ohio State Fair Land and Living Exhibit, Farm Science Review, the Young Ag Professionals Winter Leadership Experience and Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation’s fundraising events including Cultivating a Cure, Foundation Night Out and the annual golf outing. She also will lead efforts to develop new events that benefit Farm Bureau members and staff.
Shull’s new role is a part of actions taken by Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Adam Sharp to realign staff teams and departments around key strategic plan areas of advocacy, membership, communications, financial strength, strategic partnerships and organizational excellence. The process began shortly after Sharp was named OFBF executive vice president in 2016. Shull will serve in the strategic partnerships area.
Shull began her Farm Bureau career in 1995 as an administrative assistant and over the years contributed to programs including insurance services, safety and accounting. She later served as executive assistant to a senior vice president and was engaged in the department’s work with field staff, membership, leadership development and member benefits. Shull is a graduate of Amanda-Clearcreek High School, and attended Fairfield Career Center and Columbus State Community College. She is a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Shull was actively involved in youth sports in the Circleville area. She and her family now reside in Chillicothe.
Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food membership organization. Its mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.
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Editors: A high resolution photo of Ms. Shull is available to accompany this story