The Illinois Milk Promotion Board (IMPB) is seeking Illinois dairy farmers to serve as directors on the IMPB Board of Directors. Interested persons must be active dairy farmers from either District 1 or District 3.
Prospective dairy farmer directors for the District 1 seat must be from Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, or Winnebago counties. Prospective dairy farmer directors for the District 3 seat must be from Bond, Calhoun, Christian, Clinton, Greene, Jersey, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Scott, Macoupin, Madison, or Montgomery counties.
The IMPB is comprised completely of dairy farmers and oversees the investment of the ten-cent checkoff from received from farmers’ milk checks.
Totaling nearly $2 million each year, the IMPB invests check-off funds with qualified organizations which conduct research, promotion and advertising, and nutrition education programs within the state of Illinois.
Any farmer who has an interest in serving as a director should contact Jim Fraley, manager, IMPB, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-557-3109. Completed petitions must be postmarked by July 1, 2016. The election will be conducted by a mailed-in ballot during the first two weeks of August.
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