Ohio Farm Bureau officers elected


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

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 his district that encompasses Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.

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.

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