Board of Directors

The Illinois Pork Producers Association is represented by a Board of Directors from 6 regional districts and up to 12 at-large positions along with National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council and other industry representatives. 

 

Tom Dale

District 1

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Tom is from Henry County and resides in Geneseo with his wife, Nancy, and their two children....

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Mike Woltmann

District 2

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Mike is a seven-year IPPA board member. He serves on the Marketing and Pork Pac committees, and...

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Darren Sims

District 3

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Darren is a fourth-year member of the IPPA board but has been involved with the Western Illinois...

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Blane Olson

District 4

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Blane and his wife Kristi live with their four children outside of Elkhart. They raise purebred...

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Alan Kollmann, President Elect

District 5

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Alan is serving his eleventh year on the IPPA board. He is the current Vice President/Treasurer....

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Josh Maschhoff

District 6

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Josh Maschhoff, wife Angela, and sons Kyler and Brayson reside in Nashville, IL.  Josh is a...

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Carrie Pollard

At Large

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Carrie is from Winnebago and is back on the IPPA board after serving previously from 2010-2012....

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Chad Leman, Secretary

At-Large

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Chad is a third-generation farmer from Woodford County. He owns Leman Farms Inc. which comprises...

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Cheryl Walsh

At-Large

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Cheryl and her two daughters, Reagan (12) and Rylie (11) are from Princeville,...

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Dale Weitekamp, President

At-Large

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Dale Weitekamp has been on the IPPA board since 2015 and has served in all officer positions. He...

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Dereke Dunkirk

At Large

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Dereke has served on the IPPA board since 2008 and is from Christian County. During that time he...

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Jason Propst

At Large

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Jason is from Cumberland County and is a production manager for TLS Farmer Network, LLC. as well...

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Katie Brown

At-Large

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Katie Brown, her husband Ethan, and son Andrew live in Morrisonville, Illinois. As a Senior...

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Matt Frizzo

At-Large

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Matt grew up in Gillespie, IL and moved back to the area about four years ago when he started...

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Paul Ayers

At Large

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Paul and his wife, Erin, have a newborn son, and are from Clinton County. Paul is serving his...

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Rachel Schulte

At-Large

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Rachel Schulte and her husband Kyle live in Oakford, IL with their daughter Reagan. Rachel grew...

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Thomas Titus, VP/Treasurer

At Large

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Thomas Titus was raised on a grain and livestock farm in East Central Illinois prior to...

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Tom Wilkey

At Large

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Tom is an at-large IPPA Director from Livingston County and has previously served on the PAC...

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AJ Kilfoil

Allied Industry Rep.

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AJ and his wife, Hilary, live in Monmouth, Illinois with their children Cooper, Lydia and Quinn....

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Pam Janssen

Current Past President

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Pam has served on the IPPA board since 2010. In that time frame she has served on multiple...

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Robert Klemm

IFB Liaison

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        Robert Klemm of Waynesville in DeWitt County was elected to the...

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Bob Miller

IL Purebred Rep.

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Bob has served five years as the Illinois Purebred Representative on the IPPA board. During that...

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Gary Asay

NPB Rep.

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Gary is a third generation farmer from Henry County. He has 300 crop acres in addition to his...

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