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Weaver Elected To OFBF Board

Published Dec. 6, 2013 | Discuss this on Facebook

For Immediate Release

December 6, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) Chris Weaver of Lyons has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties. Weaver will help govern the states largest and most influential farm organization.

He fills the board seat formerly held by Keith Truckor of Metamora who retired after 12 years of service to Farm Bureau members.

Weaver farms with his wife, Katie, and parents, Leon and Nancy. They operate a dairy, and raise corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa. Their farm also operates a methane digester.

Weaver is a graduate of the University of California, Davis and received a degree in managerial and agricultural economics. He is an eight-year member of the Williams County Farm Bureau and has served as its president and on several committees including membership, and food and animal issues. He also has been active in OFBFs Young Ag Professionals program. Weaver also served on the board of the Ohio Dairy Producers Association. The Weavers attend Cedar Creek Church of Toledo. They are the parents of two daughters.

Weavers election took place during the 95th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec 4 - 6 in Columbus. OFBFs mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.

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CONTACT: Joe Cornely

PHONE: (614) 246-8230

E-MAIL: jcornely@ofbf.org

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