Sarah Huffman is the Executive Director of the Office of Farmland Preservation where she is responsible for overseeing the state’s efforts to partner with landowners, local government, Soil and Water Conservation Districts and Land Trusts to permanently preserve Ohio farms in agricultural production, strengthening Ohio's number one industry, food and agriculture.
Prior to this appointment, she served as associate general counsel for the Bureau of Workers Compensation from 2014-2019, and also as a staff attorney for the Franklin County Common Pleas Court from 2007-2014. She was a clerk in the 10th District Court of Appeals from 2006-2007.
She grew up on her family’s farm in southeast Iowa, the oldest portion of which has been in the family since the 1840s. During her youth, she rode horses, raised chickens and rabbits, and participated in 4-H. She graduated from Luther College in 2002 and Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law in 2005.
Sarah and her husband live in Delaware County with their 3-year-old daughter and two dogs.