OSC Elects New Executive Committee and Welcomes Returning Board Member

January 14, 2022 Ohio Soybean Council

The Ohio Soybean Council Board of Trustees elected a new executive team at their annual meeting in November. The newly elected Chairman Jeff Magyar of Ashtabula County will be working with newly elected Vice Chairman Bill Bayliss of Logan County, Treasurer Cindy Layman of Hardin County and Secretary Nathan Eckel of Wood County.

“We have a strong team of leaders on the Ohio  Soybean Council Board of Trustees for 2022,” Magyar said. “I am honored to be serving as the Council’s new chairman and appreciate their trust in my leadership for this upcoming year. We are  keeping the future of the soybean industry in mind as we invest checkoff dollars in projects that promote research, international trade, education and so much more.”

In addition to the newly elected executive committee, John Motter of Hancock County will be rejoining the board of trustees representing District 5. He is filling the hole of former Chairman Bill Bateson of Hancock County. Bateson term limited off after serving nine years on the board.

Motter farms soybeans and corn in Jenera, Ohio. He served on the board of trustees from 2004 to 2018. During those years, he served as chairman, vice chairman, treasurer and secretary. Motter participated on the United Soybean Board as well from 2010 to 2018. He served as chairman, vice chairman and treasurer for their board during that time.

Learn more about the OSC Board of Trustees by visiting www.soyohio.org/council/ohio-soybean-council-board/.