Bryan Severs is Treasurer of the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA), represents District 7, and is a member of the Soybean Production, Personnel and Finance Committees. Severs is also a representative for the Council for Best Management Practices (CBMP) and sits on the Precision Conservation Management (PCM) Steering Committee. He lives with his wife and two sons in Vermillion County, where they raise corn, soybeans, and cattle. A third-generation farmer, Severs graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in animal science, and has previously served as president of the local school board.