The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) welcome Emilie Regula as the OSA Policy & Membership Coordinator/OSC Marketing & Outreach Coordinator.

As Policy & Membership Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSA’s legislative and policy program, coordinate membership campaigns, and organize OSA participation in statewide, regional and national programs and events. As Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Regula will assist with OSC’s marketing projects related to animal agriculture and soy biodiesel, and coordinate outreach to key industry partners.

Regula joins OSA and OSC after several years of legislative experience, first as Legislative Aide with State Senator Frank LaRose, and then as Legislative Liaison with the Ohio Treasurer of State.  Most recently Regula was Senior Legislative Aide in the office of State Senator Cliff Hite, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Regula also is a graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute.

Regula grew up on her family’s Stark County farm and showed steers every year with her 4-H group.  She earned a degree in Political Science from the University of Akron.

“We are excited to welcome Emilie to our team,” said Kirk Merritt, OSA and OSC Executive Director. “Emilie brings great experience and knowledge to her new role and she will enhance our efforts to improve profitability for Ohio soybean farmers.”

About OSA

Headquartered in Worthington, Ohio, OSA is governed by a volunteer farmer board dedicated to education and promotion, as well as to uniting producer interest through support of legislative activities beneficial to the Ohio soybean industry.

About OSC

Headquartered in Worthington, OSC is governed by a volunteer farmer board, which directs the Soybean Promotion and Research Program.  The program’s primary goal is to improve soybean profitability by targeting research and development projects through the investment of farmer-contributed funds.