2020 Ohio Farm Bureau trustee elections

Ohio Farm Bureau officers, trustees elected

Ohio Farm Bureau’s officers and trustees were elected during the organization’s 102nd annual meeting.

Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, which is the highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization. Burkett has been on the state board since 2007 as District 9 trustee representing members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.

James W. (Bill) Patterson of Chesterland has been re-elected first vice president of the organization. He joined OFBF’s board of trustees in 2011. He will continue as the District 4 trustee representing Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.

Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Prettyman was elected to the board of trustees in 2012 and represents members in District 7 that encompasses Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.

Adele Flynn of Wellington has been re-elected District 3 trustee. She will represent members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

Roger Baker of Wooster has been re-elected District 8 trustee. During his fourth three-year term, he will represent Farm Bureau members from Ashland, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties.

Katherine Harrison of Canal Winchester was re-elected District 11 trustee of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. This is her fourth, three-year term. As a trustee, she will represent members from Delaware, Franklin, Madison and Union counties.

Matt Aultman of Versailles has been elected to his first three-year term on the board of trustees representing Farm Bureau members in District 14’s Champaign, Clark, Darke and Miami counties.

Al Miller of Marietta was re-elected to his fifth term as District 17 trustee of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Over the next three years, Miller will represent Farm Bureau members in Belmont, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties.

Lane Osswald of Eldorado was re-elected to the board of trustees. This is his fourth, three-year term representing District 18 Farm Bureau members from Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties.

Jenny Cox of Dresden has been re-elected southeast regional trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She represents members from Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Fairfield, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Licking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton and Washington counties.

Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.