Young Leader Committee

The Illinois Farm Bureau State Young Leader Committee is comprised of 18 district representatives between the ages of 18 and 35 who are passionate about the program and Illinois agriculture. The committee works to create conferences and workshops, is involved in their district and county, and works to support and promote agriculture and the Illinois Farm Bureau.

Representatives can serve a maximum of two two-year terms and are expected to provide input to Illinois Farm Bureau on important events and promotions that are necessary to a thriving and ever-changing industry.

Committee members

District 1: Wayne Gehrke
District 2: Aaron Mitchell
District 3: Sadie Asher
District 4: Gracelynn Dale
District 5: Scott Brummel
District 6: Ashley Ralph
District 7: Rachel Fulton
District 8: Gayle Baker
District 9: Layten Peterson
District 10: Katie King
District 11: Ryan Zelhart
District 12: Jenna Severs
District 13: Jacquelyn Seals
District 14: Ida Hand
District 15: Andrew Murray
District 16: Josh Reinhardt
District 17: Seth Root
District 18: Blake Luckett
Ex-Officio: Drew DeSutter