OKLAHOMA CITY—Rodney Unruh, Elk City, has completed his term as the American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) representative to the National Farmers Union (NFU) Credentials and Rules Committee. Unruh is a lifelong AFR/OFU member and served on the AFR/OFU Policy Committee in 2020.
The NFU Credentials and Rules Committee examines delegate credentials for convention attendees and governs the rules under which the convention will operate. AFR/OFU is one of only a handful of states represented on the 2021 committee.
“I am pleased to have one of our outstanding longtime members represent Oklahoma at the national level,” said AFR/OFU Cooperative President Scott Blubaugh. “Rodney Unruh has extensive experience with agricultural production, conservation, and leadership. His guidance during the 2021 NFU Convention was indispensable.”
Unruh owns and operates a 3,200-acre ranch near Elk City. He has served on the Hammon Public Schools board for 10 years and currently serves as an associate board member on the Upper Washita Conservation District, which has 143 government built flood control and erosion structures. Unruh is originally from Minneola, Kans. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.