Ron Kindred from Atlanta, Illinois, represents District 9 as a director for the Illinois Soybean Association and is vice-chairman of the marketing committee. He farms with his wife, Jayne, and son Jay, raising soybeans and corn. Kindred is a previous ISA director, having served the association for 13 years, including time as vice president, secretary and legislative chairman and participation in a number of committees. He is current chairman of Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) SoyPac and a Soy Advocate for ISG’s Voice for Soy program. Kindred also represented Illinois on the American Soybean Association board and was both vice president and secretary for that group. He is active with Illinois Farm Bureau and has worked with East Lincoln Farmers Grain and as an Atlanta township trustee.
2nd ISA Term: 2020