Each of Illinois' seven IBA districts is home to a beef association. These county organizations are the lifeblood of the Illinois Beef Association.

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District 1

Justin rahn

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

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Anna flikkema

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Lou Lamoreux

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2023
2nd Term Expires: 2026

Carroll County Livestock Feeders

Keith Wageneck

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Jo Daviess County Beef Association |

Ben Lehman

President

Shane Anderson

Vice President

colin cleary

Secretary

kim winter

Treasurer

Ogle County Beef Association

Ogle & Lee Counties

Jon Pearson

President

Luke Diehl

Vice President

Sheryl Hopkins

Secretary

Barb Meyers

Treasurer

Stephenson-Winnebago County Beef Association |

Stephenson & Winnebago Counties

PAtrick Foley

President


Vice President


Secretary

Karen Seuring

Treasurer

District 2

Jake Perino

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2022
2nd Term Expires: 2025

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Bill Gebeck

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2023
2nd Term Expires: 2026

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Open

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 
2nd Term Expires: 

Bureau County Cattlemen's Association | 

Mike Pratt

President

kyle Bickett

Vice President


Secretary

burt bickett

Treasurer

Henry County Beef Association | 

Chad Horsley

President

Matt Mcgarvey

Vice President

Courtney Ericson

Secretary

Todd Davison

Treasurer

Marshall-Putnam-Stark Beef Association | 

Thomas downey

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Whiteside County Cattlemen's Association

Scott Wetzell

President


Vice President


Secretary


Treasurer

District 3

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Doug Hanson

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2026
2nd Term Expires: 2029

Jamie martz

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2024
2nd Term Expires: 2027

Kip Harms

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Boone County Livestock Association


President


Vice President


DeKalb-Kane County Cattlemen's Association

adam almburg

President

justis willrett

Vice President

sam schneider

Secretary

crystal williams

Treasurer

Kendall-Grundy Beef Association


President

jeff anderson

Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

LaSalle County Cattlemen's Association

jim sundberg

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Northeast Illinois Cattlemen's Association

Lake & McHenry Counties

George Peters

President

kevin schultz

Vice President

Alan stilling

Secretary/Treasurer

Livingston County Beef Association


President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

District 4

Cody Lowderman

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2024
2nd Term Expires: 2027

Carol Lock

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Thad Tharp

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2023
2nd Term Expires: 2026

Adams County Beef Producers

Grant Huber

President


Vice President


Secretary


Treasurer

Two Rivers Beef Association

Fulton & Peoria Counties

Jake FIdler

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Hancock County Beef Producers

James Whitaker

President


Vice President


Secretary


Treasurer

Knox County Cattlemen's Association |

Michael Goedeke

President

blake hennenfent

Vice President

mason Flack

Secretary

mandy fillman

Treasurer

Tri-County Cattlemen's Association |

Warren, Henderson, & McDonough Counties

Tyler Schleich

President

John Kane

Vice President

Gayle Baker

Secretary

Thad Tharp

Treasurer

District 5

Betsy Pech

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2021
2nd Term Expires: 2024

Joan Harrison

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Darin Smith

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2023
2nd Term Expires: 2026

Central Illinois Livestock Association

Montgomery, Christian & Macoupin Counties

tom anderson

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Heartland Beef Alliance |

Logan, Mason, Sangamon, Tazewell & Menard Counties

Betsy Pech

President


Vice President

Dianne LIndgren

Secretary/Treasurer

Illinois Midwest Cattlemen's Association

Cass, Morgan, & Scott Counties

Gary Hadden

President


Secretary/Treasurer


Pike County Beef Association


President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Woodford County Beef Association

dan grebner

President

blake lehman

Vice President


Secretary


Treasurer

District 6

Matt Witte

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2022
2nd Term Expires: 2025

Chase Brown

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2022
2nd Term Expires: 2025

Wendall Alwardt

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2023
2nd Term Expires: 2025

Crossroads Beef Producers

Clay, Effingham, Fayette, & Shelby Counties

bill zumbahlen

President

scott bonner

Vice President

Lisa zumbahlen

Secretary/Treasurer

Prairie Beef Association |

DeWitt, Macon, & Piatt Counties

Marcia Cooper 

President  

Alec Murphy

Vice President

Courtney Hampton

Secretary

Katie Sellmeyer

Treasurer

McLean County Beef Association

Matt Witte

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

District 7

kevin rose

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2024
2nd Term Expires: 2027

garrett mattox

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Ryan DeWitt

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2025
2nd Term Expires: 2028

Egyptian Cattlemen's Association

Randolph, Perry, & Jackson Counties

Larry Gross

President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Gallatin-Saline County Beef Association


President


Secretary/Treasurer


Shawnee Beef Association

Williamson, Massac, & Johnson Counties


President


Vice President


Secretary/Treasurer

Southern Illinois Beef Association

Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, & Marion Counties

logan karcher

President



Vice President


Secretary


Treasurer

Southwest Illinois Cattlemen's Association

St. Clair, Monroe, Clinton, & Madison Counties

david ernst

President


Vice President

DAVID ERNST

Secretary/Treasurer

Union County Cattlemen's Association

ryan dewitt

President

CHuck Weilmuenster

Secretary/Treasurer