COLUMBUS — The Ohio Livestock Coalition board of directors recently elected new officers and identified its goals and priorities for 2014 during the organization’s December meeting.
OLC Board members elected the following officers:Adam Ward, who represents the Ohio Soybean Council, will serve as president. Sam Roberts, who represents United Producers, will serve as vice president.Scott Higgins, who represents the American Dairy Association Mideast and is a past president of OLC, will continue to serve as secretary/treasurer.
“It’s an honor to have this team of diverse professionals to guide our organization and further our mission of advancing environmentally friendly, socially responsible and economically viable livestock farming practices,” said David White, OLC executive director.
In 2014, OLC leadership will focus on the following three goals and priorities to advance the mission of the organization: Drive unity among Ohio’s animal agriculture stakeholders; shape perception of animal agriculture in Ohio; and proactively identify emerging issues.