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. 

 

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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Mike Woltmann

District 2

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

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Tom Dale

At Large

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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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Pam Janssen, President

District 1

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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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Mike Haag, Current Past President

At Large

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Mike is from Livingston County and has been on the IPPA board for 14 years. While on the board...

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Darren Sims

District 3

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

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Thomas Titus, Secretary

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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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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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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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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Alan Kollmann, VP/Treasurer

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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Lance Martin

At Large

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Lance is from Saline County and has been on the IPPA board for five years. During that time he...

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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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Chad Leman

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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Dan Sprague

District 6

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Dan Sprague was raised in West-central Illinois and completed his degree in Animal Science at...

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Dale Weitekamp, President Elect

At-Large

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Dale has been on the IPPA board for four years and has been on the State Fair, Production...

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Chris West

At-Large

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Chris is from Menard County and works for Frank & West Environmental Engineers. He has...

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Blane Olson

At-Large

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

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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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Alan Hays

Allied Industry Rep.

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Alan is a project manager for Automated Production and is also farms 120 acres. This is his...

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Bob Miller

IL Purebred Rep.

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

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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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Phil Borgic

NPPC Rep.

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Phil is from Montgomery County and is a member of the Mid-Illinois Pork Association. He is...

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David Meiss

IFB Liaison

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David currently holds the position of Illinois Farm Bureau Liaison for the IPPA board and has...

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