The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation has hired Megan Rebout as its Director of Member Relations.
As part of her duties as Director of Member Relations, Rebout will serve as staff advisor to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Promotion and Education Committee. She will also assist with volunteer training functions, planning and conducting a variety of Farm Bureau meetings and events and will provide staff support to Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s nine district coordinators with functions of the County Farm Bureau Services Program.
“I look forward to working with Farm Bureau members across the state to help support their leadership in the agriculture community,” Rebout said.
Rebout is no stranger to Wisconsin agriculture as she grew up on a 400-head dairy, beef and crop farm near Janesville in Rock County.
Megan attend UW-La Crosse where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in recreation management and business administration. Before her position at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, Rebout utilized her skills as the 4-H youth development educator for Rock County UW-Extension.
“Megan has solid experience working with groups of volunteers of all ages and coordinating a variety of events and conferences,” said Bob Leege, Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Executive Director of Member Relations. “We look forward to giving her the opportunity to apply those skills in her work at Farm Bureau.”
Rebout began her duties on September 20, and will train with current Director of Member Relations, Deb Raemisch, until her retirement on December 31.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general farm organization, representing farms of every size, commodity and management style.
For more information about the Wisconsin Farm Bureau click, http://wfbf.com/