Katie Murray named GFB 2nd District federation manager
Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) has hired Katie Murray as the federation manager for its 2nd District, which includes Banks, Elbert, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White counties.
Murray, who fills the position previously held by Brittany Ivey, started her new job with GFB April 30. Ivey resigned to serve as president and CEO of the Stephens County Development Authority.
A native of Colquitt County, Murray grew up in Moultrie exhibiting cattle, hogs, and sheep as part of her extensive involvement with Colquitt County FFA. She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (CAES) in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education. Murray graduated from North Carolina State University in 2010 with a master’s degree in agricultural education.
Most recently, Murray worked as an admissions counselor at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus since 2017. In that capacity, she worked to promote degree options through CAES as well as advising prospective transfer students.