Farm Bureau promotes personnel PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 November 2013 10:31
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has announced several appointments and/or promotions.
• Seth Teter has been promoted to director of content strategy.In addition to serving as editor of OFBF's publications Our Ohio and Buckeye Farm News, Teter will help Farm Bureau develop strategy and tactics to deliver news and engagement opportunities to Farm Bureau members and other audiences through the organization's print, Web and social media channels
"Seth sees the interesting stories that are a part of farming and Farm Bureau, and the value of those stories as a place to start conversations about agriculture," said Pat Petzel, OFBF vice president, communications. "His insights will help Farm Bureau better connect with our members and the public."
• Leah Dorman, D.V.M. has been named senior director for animal and food policy. She will manage a team within the Public Policy Department that will focus on livestock, animal and food issues. Her team will work with Farm Bureau members who are involved with advisory teams and community councils as well as manage OFBF's relationship with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and other organizations.
"We're very pleased that Leah is expanding her responsibilities here at Ohio Farm Bureau and will help lead an important part of our work to benefit our members and all Ohioans," said Adam Sharp, OFBF vice president, public policy.
• Leah Curtis has been named director of agricultural law and leader of the legal and local policy team for the Public Policy Department.
She and her team will provide Farm Bureau members with legal information and education, conduct legal engagement in selected cases and carry out the legal mission of the organization.
"Legal issues are increasingly important to farmers' ability to run their operations and contribute to society," said Sharp. "We know Leah will do a great job looking out for our members' interests."
• Chad Endsley has been promoted to general counsel for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will guide the organization in all legal matters and serve as legal adviser to the board of trustees, executive vice president and senior administrators.
"It's essential that Ohio Farm Bureau meets and exceeds all its legal responsibilities in order to serve its members, and Chad will make sure we meet that goal," said John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau.
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