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2001 Distinguished Alumnus

Posted: June 12, 2009

Obie Snider '50 Dairy Husbandry
Obie Snider

Obie Snider

A 1950 graduate of Penn State with a degree in dairy husbandry, Snider is managing partner of Singing Brook Farms. Along with service on many other national and statewide committees and boards, he served on the board of directors of the National Holstein Association from 1968 to 1976 and as president of the National Holstein Foundation from 1993 to 1999. He was named to the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Dairy and Allied Industries Association.

From 1979 to 2000, Snider served on Penn State's Board of Trustees, elected by the state's agricultural societies. During his 21 years on the board, he served on all committees and was the board's president from 1985 to 1987.