Trish Raridan Preston

Trish Raridan Preston
Trish Raridan Preston
Associate Director of Development
Office: 
364 West Lane Avenue, Suite B100, Columbus, OH 43201
Phone: 
614-292-2957
Biography: 

Trish joined the CFAES Advancement Team in January 2019 as an associate director of development with primary responsibilities to 4-H and OSU Extension. She served for two decades as the career development and internship coordinator in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at Ohio State. In addition, she has more than a decade’s work experience as a commissioned law enforcement officer, where she worked for a variety of land management agencies at the federal, state, and local levels and at the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office. Trish is a current 4-H club advisor and an active committee member of the Ohio Farm Bureau. She holds a BS in parks, recreation and tourism administration from Ohio State and is currently completing a graduate degree in environment and natural resources with a focus on sustainable agriculture and a minor in public policy and management.