Elizabeth Harsh

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Elizabeth directs and coordinates all activities of the Ohio Beef Council and the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association. She is responsible for compliance with the beef checkoff Act & Order and for all OBC/OCA financial statements. Finally, she supervises all OBC/OCA staff.

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Ron Windnagel

Director of Accounting & Operations

Ron is responsible for all fiscal activities for Ohio Beef Council, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, Ohio Cattleman Magazine and Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. This includes monthly payables and receivables. Ron generates all monthly financial statements and assists in preparing the annual budget for each entity. For the checkoff, he records all remittances, Ohio and out-of-state, makes deposits and is responsible for the Bi-monthly Checkoff Update mailing to Ohio collection points. Ron is also responsible for payroll and all tax reports. He oversees all computer maintenance, hardware and software, as well as coordinating all building maintenance and repairs. Ron also assists the other Directors in their programs.

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Hanna Fosbrink

Manager of Communications & managing editor

Hanna is responsible for overseeing all coordination and planning of the Ohio Cattleman magazine, including compiling editorial, photos, advertising, proofing and working with appropriate vendors to meet production and printing schedules. She also works to distribute producer communications in a timely manner via social media and newsletter format. In addition, Hanna serves as the staff graphic designer, photographer and maintains media relations. 

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Nicole Schultz

Manager of consumer programs & digital marketing

Nicole develops marketing recommendations for Ohio Beef Council marketing plan and implements tactics of the plan to increase consumer demand for beef and veal products. She also works to plan and coordinate events and organizational programs for the Ohio Beef Council, and on occasion assist with Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. In addition, Nicole provides regular updates to the OBC website and social media platforms.

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Tiffany Arnett

office & project manager

Tiffany is responsible for the administrative duties of OCA and OBC. This includes management of membership and beef quality assurance databases and the intern program. Tiffany manages daily tasks around the office including mailings, scheduling and general organization. She assists with coordinating and planning association programming and oversees the Ohio Beef Expo Trade Show.

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Karigan Blue

best program coordinator 

Karigan coordinates the Beef Exhibitor Show Total (BEST) program. BEST is a youth development program of the OCA that recognizes Ohio’s junior beef exhibitors through a series of sanctioned cattle shows. The program promotes leadership and community service and educates participants on issues important to the cattle industry. Blue’s responsibilities include program administration, marketing and show management. 

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