Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare farms with her husband, Eric, near Nebo, Ill. She is a district director for the Illinois Soybean Association, and is a member of the ISA Production Committee. Simpson-Dolbeare has been involved with the Pike and Calhoun County Farm Bureaus, Direct Gardening Association and Garden Writers Association and led both the local school and hospital boards. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communications from Iowa State University. She is a graduate of the Illinois Ag Leadership Foundation and owns Brookside Marketing. She and Eric have two children.


  • 2nd ISA Term: 2020