IL Corn Marketing Board Elects New Directors

Tara Desmond

Jul 27, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Newly elected directors John Klemm (Waynesville, IL), Cassie Dumoulin (Hampshire, IL) and Bill Leigh (IL) join the IL Corn Marketing Board effective as of August 1, 2023.  Re-elected in their districts are directors Tim Thompson (Franklin, IL) and Matt Raben(Carmi, IL).


Meet John

John Klemm is a 5th generation farmer born and raised in Waynesville, IL of DeWitt County. John is happily married to his wife, Megan, and together, they are proud parents to three wonderful kids. Along with farming, John has also excelled as a Crop Insurance Agent for the past 14 years.

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Meet Cassie

Cassie Dumoulin is a 5th generation farmer in Hampshire, Illinois, who has played an integral role in her family's illustrious hog farm throughout her entire life. From its humble origins founded by her grandparents, Pat and Bill, Cassie has been actively involved in every aspect of the farming and hog operation. Beyond tending to the livestock, she also is responsible for analyzing and evaluating the farm's financials, ensuring its continued success and growth.

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We're thrilled to welcome Bill Leigh back to an IL Corn leadership role.  Leigh was previously on the IL Corn Growers Association board and will now be serving on the IL Corn Marketing Board.  Learn about Bill.


About IL State Districts

The entire state of Illinois is divided into districts that each board member represents.  This is put in place to better serve farmers all over the state.  If you have questions feel free to reach out to your District Director.


Recognizing Years of Service

Rolling off the ICMB this summer are leaders Pat Dumoulin, Jim Reed and Mark Wilson.  These three have given a combined nearly 60 years of leadership with IL Corn.  Their unwavering commitment to the industry and their selfless efforts have resulted in transformative initiatives and advancements that have positively impacted farmers and communities alike. Stay tuned for more on their history and experience.