Sen. A.J Griffin, along with eight other state leaders, has been nominated to receive the 2016 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Champion Award at the OKFB Legislative Leadership Conference March 6-7 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
The award, presented by the OKFB board of directors, is given to state leaders and lawmakers who went above and beyond to defend agriculture and rural Oklahoma during the 2016 legislative session.
“Representing thousands of farmers and ranchers across our state, Oklahoma Farm Bureau is committed to furthering agriculture and rural Oklahoma,” said Tom Buchanan, OKFB president. “We sincerely appreciate the leadership and efforts of this group during the 2016 legislative session.”
Other 2016 Champion Award recipients include Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Senate President Pro Tem Mike Schulz, House Speaker Charles McCall, Sen. Don Barrington, Sen. James Leewright, Sen. Bryce Marlatt, Rep. Casey Murdock and Rep. Harold Wright.
The award recipients were nominated by county Farm Bureaus and the OKFB board of directors.