At our Annual Meeting in January the results of our Board of Directors election were announced. Bios and ballots for each district were in the annual report packets so each farmer-member could vote in their respective district.
Here are the farmer-members who were elected to the Harvest Land board in 2018:
District 1: Rendell Miller
Rendell, who is new to our Board, is 49 years old and has lived at his current Decatur, Indiana address for 24 years. He and his wife, Monica, have two children, Michaela and Cole. Rendell grew up in a farm family and started his own agricultural career at age 18. He’s currently farming 700 acres. While farming, for twelve years Rendell owned and operated an independent auto repair shop. He has retired from Miller Automotive to transition to full-time farming. Rendell is graduate of Adams Central High School, as well as Northwestern Ohio Auto Diesel school where he obtained his Associates degree.
District 2: Bob Newhouse
Bob is 61 years old and has lived at his Rushville, Indiana homestead for 40 years. He and his wife, Lisa, have raised three children, Natalie, Benjamin and Ross. Bob farms 1,050 acres and has been farming for 43 years. Bob attended Rushville High School and Purdue University, studying Agriculture. Bob is a returning Board member.
District 3: Scott Sease
Scott is 62 years old and has lived at his current Laura, Ohio address for 37 years. He and his wife, Julie, have two children, Emily and Ned, and four grandchildren. Scott has been farming for forty-four years and farms with his son and brother-in-law. Scott attended Franklin Monroe High School. Scott has served on our Board since 2015.
Harvest Land is very fortunate to have such outstanding farmer-members serve on our Board, representing all areas of our trade territory. Their sound leadership will continue to guide our cooperative successfully in the year ahead.