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

Jarad Carroll

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

Justin Rahn

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

Lou Lamoreux

Lou Lamoreux

Checkoff Director

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

Carroll County Livestock Feeders

Keith Wageknecht

President

Ray Vos

Vice President

Brian Witt

Secretary/Treasurer

Jo Daviess County Beef Association |

Ben Lehman

President

Shane Anderson

Vice President

Tori Offesnesse

Secretary

Jeff Brown

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

Jeff Thomas

Vice President

Sarah Thomas

Secretary

Karen Seuring

Treasurer

District 2

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Jake Perino

Policy Director

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

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Scott Wetzell

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2020
2nd Term Expires: 2023

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Bill Gebeck

Checkoff Director

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

Bureau County Cattlemen's Association

Mike Pratt

President

Burt Bickett

Vice President

Pete Reviglio

Secretary

Aaron King

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

Jay Kocher

Vice President

Jonathan Downey

Secretary/Treasurer

Whiteside County Cattlemen's Association

Scott Wetzell

President

Brad Spears

Vice President

Connie SPears

Secretary

Vern Smith

Treasurer

District 3

jim sundberg

Policy Director

1st Term Expires: 2020
2nd Term Expires: 2023

Ken Dau

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

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Boone County Livestock Association

Lennie Doetch

President

RObert Kemp

Vice President


DeKalb-Kane County Cattlemen's Association

Paul Koeppen

President

Buddy Hass

Vice President

Adam Almburg

Secretary

Crystal Dau

Treasurer

Kendall-Grundy Beef Association

Jake Cooper

President

Kent Bateman

Vice President

Jeff Anderson

Secretary/Treasurer

LaSalle County Cattlemen's Association

jim sundberg

President

Ken Dau

Vice President

Jeff Anderson

Secretary/Treasurer

Northeast Illinois Cattlemen's Association

Lake & McHenry Counties

George Peters

President

Pat Fritz

Vice President

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Secretary/Treasurer

Livingston County Beef Association

David Russow

President

Steve Bertsche

Vice President

Vern Taylor

Secretary/Treasurer

District 4

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Shannon Welsh

Policy Director

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

Terry Boydstun

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

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Thad Tharp

Checkoff Director

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

Adams County Beef Producers

Grant Huber

President

Lance Roe

Vice President

Adam Mowen

Secretary

Kenny Schaffnit

Treasurer

Two Rivers Beef Association

Fulton & Peoria Counties

Jake FIdler

President

Bryan Spout

Vice President

Neal Wright

Secretary/Treasurer

Hancock County Beef Producers

Jason Jacquot

President

Wayne Bollin

Vice President

Chuck Lucie

Secretary

Ryan Bergman

Treasurer

Knox County Cattlemen's Association |

Beau Bewley

President

Tyler Peterson

Vice President

Madison Flack

Secretary

John Kuelper

Treasurer

Tri-County Cattlemen's Association |

Warren, Henderson, & McDonough Counties

Gayle Baker

President

Brad Spence

Past President

Jon Haney

Vice President

Alison McGrew

Secretary/Treasurer

District 5

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Betsy Pech

Policy Director

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

T.J. Curtin

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

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Darrin Smith

Checkoff Director

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

Central Illinois Livestock Association

Montgomery, Christian & Macoupin Counties

Tom Anderson

President

Larry Miller

Vice President

David Hartkey

Secretary/Treasurer

Heartland Beef Alliance |

Logan, Mason, Sangamon, Tazewell & Menard Counties

Betsy Pech

President

Larry Eimer

Vice President

Dianne LIndgren

Secretary/Treasurer

Illinois Midwest Cattlemen's Association

Cass, Morgan, & Scott Counties

John Tomhave

President

Sherrie Thompson

Secretary/Treasurer


Pike County Beef Association

Dan Heavner

President

NAthan Reed

Vice President

Dan Lohnes

Secretary/Treasurer

Woodford County Beef Association

Steve Kiesewetter

President

Dan Grebner

Vice President

Brent Henkel

Secretary

Larry Krumholz

Treasurer

District 6

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Matt Witte

Policy Director

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

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Chase Brown

Checkoff Director

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

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Wendall Alwardt

Checkoff Director

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

Crossroads Beef Producers

Clay, Effingham, Fayette, & Shelby Counties

Darrel Gressel

President

Jeff Slifer

Vice President

Lisa Buzzard

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

Jason Lindbom

Vice President

Carl Neubauer

Secretary/Treasurer

District 7

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Policy Director

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Ed Billingsly

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2020
2nd Term Expires: 2023

Jim Meller

Checkoff Director

1st Term Expires: 2019
2nd Term Expires: 2022

Egyptian Cattlemen's Association

Randolph, Perry, & Jackson Counties

Larry Gross

President

Dwayne Schwarz

Vice President

Kenny Hecht

Secretary/Treasurer

Gallatin-Saline County Beef Association

Pat York

President

Hugh David Scates

Secretary/Treasurer


Shawnee Beef Association

Williamson, Massac, & Johnson Counties

Clint Smith

President

Andrew Menders

Vice President

David Bremer

Secretary/Treasurer

Southern Illinois Beef Association

Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, & Marion Counties

Terry Mefford

President


Tyler Pokojski

Vice President

Glenda Stork

Secretary

Aaron Williams

Treasurer

Southwest Illinois Cattlemen's Association

St. Clair, Monroe, Clinton, & Madison Counties

Ryan Kampwerth

President

Jeff Penczek

Vice President

David Ernst

Secretary/Treasurer

Union County Cattlemen's Association

CHuck Weilmuenster

Secretary/Treasurer