BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 22, 2021 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has named David Kubik, Lemont, Illinois, as Public Policy Manager, effective January 18, 2021.
Kubik earned a Master of Public Administration from University of Illinois at Springfield, and a Bachelor of Science in Politics and Government from Illinois State University.
In his former role as Communications Specialist for Illinois House of Representatives, Kubik managed communication and outreach plans for Illinois House of Representative members; prepared communications to convey the representatives’ messages, positions, and viewpoints on a variety of topics; developed outreach events and legislative forums, and represented legislators at community events throughout their districts. Kubik also served as a campaign manager during 2016, 2018, and 2020 election cycles.
“David is a tremendous addition to our policy team at ISA,” says Ron Kindred, ISA Director, and Chairman of Illinois Soybean Growers Government Relations Committee. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his previous work in Springfield, and understands how the legislative process works.”
Continues Kindred, “David’s position is a new one for ISA and will greatly enhance our advocacy efforts in the future.”
As Public Policy Manager, Kubik will manage governmental relations, stakeholder relationships and community engagements in support of the ISA’s Government Affairs strategic objectives. He will also manage the ISA Chicago satellite office.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability. For more information, visit the website www.ilsoy.org.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communications
Illinois Soybean Association