Sharon Arnold, of Drexel, was elected to a two-year term on the Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) board of directors during the organization’s 104th annual meeting December 4 at the Lake of the Ozarks.  Arnold will represent District 4 in the west central area of the state. She replaces Brent Hampy, of Smithton, who was appointed Missouri Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.

Arnold and her husband, Bob, raise row crops and beef cattle on their family farm. She is the farm bookkeeper and farm hand, and works as a branch manager for a local bank. She has served on several positions in the Bates County Farm Bureau, including county president. She has also served on the MOFB Promotion & Education, Resolutions and FARM PAC review committees. At the national level, Arnold took part in the American Farm Bureau Ag Challenges Initiative training program.

The Arnolds are Cattlemen’s Association members and Sharon is secretary for the Adrian FFA Advisory Committee.

Sharon and Bob have two grown children, Brad and Brenda.