Betsy Huber, The National Grange
May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018
“My family really trained me that it’s important to give back to your community and participate in your local government.” –Betsy Huber
A 55-year active member of Goshen Grange #121, Betsy Huber became active first in the Pennsylvania State Grange, then served on The National Grange Board of Directors and in 2015 was named the first woman president of The National Grange. She discusses her extraordinary career in agricultural, community and civic organizations.
Betsy Huber is the first woman to be elected president of The National Grange in its 149-year history. Previously she served as chair of the organization’s board of directors, president of the Pennsylvania State Grange and a member of her local chapter. A native of Chester County, Penn., Huber was raised on a dairy farm. Huber attended Millersville and Lincoln Universities and graduated from the RULE Pennsylvania Rural Leadership Program in 2001. Throughout her career, she has held numerous leadership positions in agricultural organizations, state advisory committees and within her community. Huber served on the Penn State Board of Trustees from 2005-17, elected by the delegates from agricultural societies; she was elected to Trustee Emeritus status in 2017.