Elected in 2018
Derry, PA | Westmoreland
Representing Counties: Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland
State Board Director Gretchen Winklosky grew up on a large dairy farm and, along with her husband, owns a small grain and direct market hog farm in Derry, Westmoreland County. Winklosky represents District 16, comprised of Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties. She is currently serving as a member of the PFB Executive Board.
Winklosky is an active member of Farm Bureau and has served in multiple positions within Westmoreland County Farm Bureau, serving as the President for seven years and the Vice President for two. She is currently the Westmoreland County Farm Bureau Secretary and previously served as the chair of the Women’s Leadership Committee for 11 years.
Winklosky has also served as a member of PFB’s State Ag Promotion Committee and is heavily involved in FFA and promoting agriculture education in schools. She holds an Honorary FFA Chapter Degree and an FFA Honorary Keystone Degree. All four of Gretchen’s children have served as Pennsylvania FFA State Officers. Winklosky has been a county 4-H leader for seven years.
Off the farm, Winklosky has been a member of the Parish Council for Holy Family Church since 2006. She is also a member of the Derry Area School FFA Ag/Hort Advisory committee. She has served in various roles on the committee since 2011.