ISA Seeks Qualified Candidates for District 4 and District 5 Vacancies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ISA Seeks Qualified Candidates for District 4 and District 5 Vacancies

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – August 13, 2019 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill two district director positions.

The District 4 board seat vacancy includes the Illinois counties of Bureau, LaSalle, Grundy and Kendall. The District 5 board seat vacancy includes the counties of Knox, Peoria, Marshall, Putnam, Fulton and Tazewell. The current term for the District 4 board seats expires in July 2022. The current term for the District 5 board seat expires in July 2020. Upon expiring, both directors in those seats may choose to run for additional two, three-year terms.

The ISA board is comprised of 18 district directors and six at-large directors. Eligibility to serve as an ISA director requires candidates to be an Illinois resident of legal voting age who resides and assesses soybeans in the district. The average board member devotes approximately 30 days per year attending functions and meetings representing the organization.

Applications can be downloaded from https://ilsoy.box.com/v/D4application or https://ilsoy.box.com/v/D5application or requested by email from Dustin Scott, ISA director of operations, at scottd@ilsoy.org. Completed applications must be submitted to Dustin Scott by Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Candidates will participate in conference call interviews with the full board at a date and time to be determined. Call the ISA office at 309-663-7692 with questions.

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and profitability research, issues analysis, communications and education. Membership and advocacy efforts support Illinois soybean farmer interests in local areas, Springfield and Washington, D.C., through the Illinois Soybean Growers. ISA programs are designed to ensure Illinois soy is the highest quality, most dependable, sustainable and competitive in the global marketplace.  For more information, visit the website www.ilsoy.org.

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For more information, contact:
Rachel Peabody
peabodyr@ilsoy.org
217-825-7654