Minonk farmer elected ICGA president
Bill Leigh, a farmer from Minonk, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2019-2020.
Leigh has served on the ICGA board for six years, most recently as vice president. He will continue his role as District 4 Director for the duration of his term as president, serving members in Bureau, Lee, Marshall, Putnam, Stark, and Whiteside Counties. Leigh was also re-elected to a third term serving District 4.
Joining Leigh in leadership roles are Vice President Randy DeSutter of Woodhull, Treasurer Matt Rush of Fairfield, and Secretary Keith Sanders of Vandalia.
The Exports Committee will be led by Chairman Mike Homerding of Plainfield and Vice Chairman Kate Danner of Aledo. Elected to lead the Industrial Committee were Marty Marr of New Berlin and Vice Chairman Terry Smith of Clayton. Grassroots Committee leadership for the coming year are Chairman Ted Mottaz of Elmwood and Vice Chairman Sarah Hastings of Sidney.