For Immediate Release:
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) voting delegates elected four new individuals to its State Board of Directors during its 72nd Annual Meeting in Hershey.
New to the PFB State Board of Directors are Julie Schrum of York, representing District 8, Megan Keller of Mifflin County, representing District 10, Robert Waddell of Crawford County, representing District 14 and Kaleb Long of Lancaster County, who is serving as the chair of the Young Ag Professionals Committee.
“We are excited to welcome our new state board members and look forward to working with them,” PFB President Chris Hoffman said. “We would also like to thank our retiring board members for their years of hard work and dedication to move Pennsylvania Farm Bureau forward.”
The following members retired their positions on the State Board of Directors: Luke Brubaker (District 8), Mark Muir (District 14) and Drew Ross (YAP Chair).
David Graybill of Juniata County, who served on the State Board of Directors, reached tenure after serving for eight years. He served on the board for eight years, representing Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry County Farm Bureaus and also served as a member of the Executive Committee.
“I’d like to thank Dave for all of his years of service to the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau board of directors, and for the work he has done as a member of the environmental committee,” Hoffman said. “We are thankful for the work that Dave has done and the work he will continue to do as a part of Farm Bureau.”
Luke Brubaker served on the board for four years, representing Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York County Farm Bureaus.
Mark Muir served as a state board director for two years, representing Erie, Crawford and Warren Farm Bureaus.
Drew Ross served as a state board director and chair of the Young Ag Professionals Committee for two years, representing Washington, Greene, Fayette, Westmoreland and Allegheny Farm Bureaus.
Hundreds of farmers from across the state attended Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s 72nd Annual Meeting at the Hershey Lodge from Nov. 14-16, to set policy for the statewide organization on issues affecting farm and rural families.