Weekly Update

Soybean Weekly Update - January 17, 2012

January 17, 2012

ISA Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is making notice that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for at-large director positions representing the Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board (ISPOB) and ISA. Two of the six at-large director terms will expire on July 31, 2012.
Interested farmers must notify the ISA/ISPOB Board of Directors of their desire to become a candidate by sending a letter of interest via certified mail with return receipt requested to ISA/ISPOB at 1605 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington, IL 61704. The letter must be deposited in the U.S. mail with postage fully prepaid and postmarked no later than February 23, 2012.
An application form will be mailed to all interested individuals upon receipt of a letter of interest. Completed applications must be returned to the same address above, and be postmarked no later than February 27, 2012.
Individuals will be nominated by a majority of the ISPOB and ISA Board of Directors sitting in a quorum on March 6-7, 2012. Two of the nominated individuals will be elected by a majority of soybean farmers in attendance at the annual meeting on July 31, 2012, to be held in Springfield, Ill. No write-in provision exists for at-large director elections.
To be eligible to become a candidate, each person must be an affected soybean farmer residing in Illinois and of legal voting age. More information can be obtained by calling 888-826-4011. ISA will provide more details and seek candidates for open ISA district elections at a later date.