Rodney Weinzierl » Executive Director
Rodney Weinzierl was named executive director of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and Illinois Corn Growers Association in June of 1993. He was chosen because of his past experience in the market development area, his expertise in the technical aspects of ethanol fuel and his familiarity with the corn grower issues.
As executive director, Weinzierl is responsible for administering the market development, education and research programs for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board and coordinating the membership, legislative and public relations programs for the Illinois Corn Growers Association.
Weinzierl first joined the ICMB/ICGA as market development director in 1988 and served in that capacity until his appointment as executive director. Prior to coming to the Illinois Corn Marketing Board he spent five years with the Cooperative Extension Service as the Agricultural Adviser of Tazewell County here in Illinois.
Weinzierl received Bachelors of Science degrees from Illinois State University in Agricultural Sciences and Production. He currently resides in the rural Stanford, Illinois area with his wife Kathy and three daughters Gracie, Hannah and Claire.