Trish Raridan Preston

Trish Raridan Preston
Trish Raridan Preston
Director of Development
2201 Fred Taylor Drive Columbus, OH 43210-1156

Trish joined the CFAES Advancement Team in January 2019 after serving two decades as the Career Development and Internship Coordinator in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at Ohio State. On the CFAES Advancement Team, she works with alumni, donors, and friends in Ohio.  She also works with those associated with Food Science & Technology, Agricultural Communication, Education & Leadership.  

Trish also has the unique career experience of having worked as a commissioned law enforcement officer for various land management agencies at the federal, state, and local levels and at the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office.

She is a current 4-H club advisor and on the Board of Trustees for the Fairfield County Farm Bureau. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Administration and a Master's degree in environment and natural resources with a focus on sustainable agriculture and public policy, both from The Ohio State University.