COMMITTEES

OPGMA Education Committee

Chair: Ken Holthouse of Doug Walcher Farms in North Fairfield, OH

President Mike Hirsch Hirsh Fruit Farm in Chillicothe, OH

Past President: Lisa Schacht of Schacht Family Farm in Canal Winchester, Ohio

Executive Director: Valerie Parks Graham of OPGMA in Frazeysburg, Ohio

Member: Aaron Buurma of Buurma Farms Inc in Willard, OH

Member: Bernie Erven of OSU Extension

Member: Bob Jones of the Chef’s Garden of Huron, OH

Member: Brad Bergefurd of OSU Extension in Piketon, OH

Member: Bryan Buuram

Member: Christie Welch of OSU Extension in Piketon, OH

Member: Dave Gargarsz

Member: Dave O’Brien of CPS

Member: Eric Barrett of OSU Extension

Member: Gary Gao of OSU Extension in Piketon, OH

Member: Jeff LeJeune of OSU Extension

Member: Joel Buurma of Buurma Farms Inc in Willard, OH

Member: Kerry Sullivan of Jacquemin Farms LLC of Plain City, OH

Member: Laurie Grobe of Grobe Fruit Farm in Elyria, OH

Member: Matt Kleinhenz of OSU Extension

Member: Paul Fuhrmann of Fuhrmann Orchard, LLC in Wheelersburg, OH

Member: Rob Leeds of OSU Extension

Member: Sanja Ilic of OSU Extension in Columbus, OH

Member: Zach MacQueen of MacQueen Apple Orchards in Holland, OH

Member: Diane Miller of OSU/OARDC in Wooster, OH

Member: Eric Pawlowski of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm in Columbus, OH

Member: Cathy Pullins of Champaign Berry Farm in Urbana, OH

Member: Melanie Ivey of OSU/OARDC in Wooster, OH

Member: Beth Scheckelhoff of OSU Extension

OPGMA Policy & Advocacy Committee

Chair: Lisa Schacht of Schacht Family Farm in Canal Winchester, Ohio

President: Mike Hirsch of Hirsch Fruit Farm in Chillicothe, OH

Vice-President: Ken Holthouse of Doug Walcher Farms in North Fairfield, OH

Executive Director: Valerie Graham of OPGMA in Frazeysburg, Ohio

Committee Member: Bill Dodd of Fruit Growers Marketing Association in Newcomerstown

Committee Member: Fred Finney of Moreland Fruit Farm in Wooster, OH

Committee Member: Roger Maurer of Maurer Farms LLC in Wooster, OH

Committee Member: Phil Riehm of The Chef’s Garden Inc in Huron, OH

Committee Member: Mark Stokes of Dale Stokes Raspberry Farm in Wilmington, OH

Committee Member: Lisa Zellers of KW Zellers and Sons Inc in Hartville, OH