Bill Patterson, Cy Prettyman and Chris Weaver were elected as officers Dec. 8, 2023.Read More
Ohio Farm Bureau members celebrated “Cultivating Tomorrow Together” as the organization held its annual meeting earlier this month in Columbus. Nearly 360 delegates from all 88 Ohio counties established the organization’s policy goals for the coming year, recognized county Farm Bureau and individual achievements and honored industry leaders.
The following Ohio Farm Bureau members were elected to the state board of trustees during the organization’s 105th annual meeting Dec. 7-8, 2023 in Columbus.
District 3 Trustee Adele Flynn: Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties
District 8 Trustee Matt Vodraska: Ashland, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties
District 11 Trustee Katherine Harrison: Delaware, Franklin, Madison and Union counties
District 14 Trustee Matt Aultman: Champaign, Clark, Darke and Miami counties
District 17 Trustee Al Miller: Belmont, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties
District 18 Trustee Lane Osswald: Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties
Southeast Regional Trustee Greg Wells: 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. Learn more at ohiofarmbureau.org.
Editors: Please use the links above for each trustee’s news release and high-resolution photo.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
Seven members were elected to three-year terms on the state board.Read More
Cy Prettyman’s election took place during Ohio Farm Bureau’s 105th annual meeting, Dec. 7-8 in Columbus.Read More
Adele Flynn represents members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties and will help govern Ohio’s largest general farm and food organization.Read More