News & Events

Text Size - + print article

Vanderkooi named OFBF director of state policy

Published Jan. 15, 2009 | Discuss this article on Facebook
This article has 0 comments


Buckeye Farm News

OFBF's Public Policy department  has announced the appointment of Beth Vanderkooi as director of state policy. She will help the organization represent its members at the Ohio Statehouse and with others in state government.

Vanderkooi has spent the past six years as a legislative aide in the office of state Sen. Tim Grendell, R-Chesterland, and also during his time as a state representative. She has worked on a number of issues important to Farm Bureau members, including eminent domain and private property rights. She was raised on a small farm in Bellville and holds a bachelor’s degree as an Ashbrook Scholar from Ashland University, where she studied political science, economics and international studies.

Vanderkooi joined the OFBF staff on Dec. 22.


Text Size - + print article
comments powered by Disqus