Roden hired as new Farm Bureau district coordinator
Patti Roden has been hired by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation as the new district coordinator in southeastern Wisconsin.
Roden will be responsible for working with county Farm Bureaus to develop and implement programs to serve Farm Bureau members and to coordinate membership recruitment and retention efforts.
Roden will serve Farm Bureau's District 1, which includes the counties of Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha. Roden began her duties on Monday, Aug. 27.
Roden grew up on her family's dairy farm near West Bend in Washington County. As a graduate of UW-Oshkosh, she has a degree in speech communication.
Previously, she has worked with Americorps VISTA in Dodge County providing training and coordination for the 4-H leaders, volunteers and members along with organizing the afterschool program. Most recently she was the program and communications coordinator for Economic Development Washington County.
Roden has been active in Farm Bureau, serving on her county's Young Farmer and Agriculturalists, Women's and Ag in the Classroom committees.