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IMPB seeks dairy farmer directors

ILLINOIS MILK

PROMOTION BOARD SEEKS DAIRY FARMER DIRECTORS

 

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 Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Will, or Winnebago counties.

 

Prospective dairy farmer directors for the District 3 seat must be from Bond, Calhoun, Christian, Clark, Clinton, Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Scott, or Shelby counties.

 

The IMPB is comprised completely of dairy farmers and oversees the investment of the ten-cent checkoff received from Illinois farmers’ milk checks.

 

Totaling more than $1.5 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 Tasha Bunting, manager, IMPB, at tbunting@ilfb.org or 309-557-2993 to obtain a petition. Completed petitions must be postmarked by July 30, 2022. The election will be conducted by ballot during the month of September.

 

6/1/2022

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