Local farmer Randy Metzger of Williamsport is one of nine customer-members of Farm Credit Mid-America who will vie for a position on the agricultural lender’s board of directors.
Four positions are up for election this year, one in each state the cooperative serves in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Ballots are mailed in mid-September to the cooperative’s more than 80,000 voting customer-members who have through early-October to cast their ballots.
Randy operates a 2,600-acre grain farm and custom farms 400 acres in central Ohio. He serves as president of Will-Met Farms and chair of Westfall Farms. He is also a partner in RSM Trucking and owner of Blazon Enterprises, a real estate investment comprised of residential and commercial properties. He attended The Ohio State University and is a graduate of the Ohio LEAD Program, Class IV. He is 60 years old.
The board is comprised of 16 elected directors – four from each state the association serves. Two independent directors also serve on the board. Directors meet throughout the year to set policy and provide overall direction for the association. Board terms are four years and one position per state is up for election each year.
Farm Credit Mid-America neither opposes nor endorses any candidate for election to the board of directors.