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Indiana Farm Bureau
Justin Schneider, director of state government relations for Indiana Farm Bureau, assumed the role of American Agricultural Law Association president during AALA’s 37th annual Agricultural Law Symposium, Oct. 6-8 in Oklahoma City.
AALA is a national, professional membership association of agricultural law professionals from across the United States focusing on the legal needs of the agricultural community. It offers an independent, nonpartisan forum that brings together diverse viewpoints to provide information to resolve complex agricultural law problems.
“The national network that I’ve met through AALA has been invaluable to me both professionally and personally,” said Schneider. “As president, I want to make sure we focus on providing that same kind of value to our members. There are some great things happening within AALA, and I am excited to be a part of growing and strengthening our organization.”
Schneider received his undergraduate degree in agribusiness management from Purdue University and his law degree from IU Maurer School of Law-Bloomington. As INFB’s director of state government relations, he oversees the organization’s regulatory and legislative advocacy efforts at the state level.
Indiana Farm Bureau is the state’s largest general farm organization and a farmer’s strongest advocate. Since 1919, the organization has protected the livelihood, land, equipment, animals and crops of Hoosier farmers.
Prior to assuming the presidency, Schneider served as an AALA symposium presenter, a member of their programming committee and board of directors, and organized the 2016 Agricultural Law Symposium.