May 8, 2017Graham named executive director of OPGMA
The Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association (OPGMA) has tabbed Valerie Parks Graham as its new executive director.
Graham brings to the position her lifelong background and knowledge of agriculture and over 20 years of experience in association management. Graham attended The Ohio State University and worked at ABN Radio & TV. She also works with the Ohio Young Farmers, the Ohio Association of Meat Processors and the Ohio Christmas Tree Association.
The offices will be housed at 6870 Licking Valley Road., Frazeysburg, OH 43822. Graham resides in Licking County where she is actively involved in the family farming operation with her husband and five daughters.
OPGMA introduced Michaela Graham as Valerie’s program assistant. Michaela is currently a junior at Ohio University where she is double majoring in Communications and Applied Management. She was actively involved in 4-H, cattle breed associations and the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.