Illinois Forage and Grassland Council (IFGC)


2018 Board of Directors & Officers

The mission of the Illinois Forage and Grassland Council is to provide the framework that unites industry, producers, educational and governmental institutions for the production, marketing, and wise use of forages and grasslands.


President:  Jared Godfrey, St. Louis, MO (618) 578-1210

Vice President:  Doug Gucker, Cisco, IL 217-454-5818

Secretary:  Matt Bunger, Williamsville, IL  (217) 473-2690

 Treasurer: Roger Staff, Greenville, IL

Past President: Don Brown, Davis, IL (815) 238-8372

2018 Board of Directors


Ron Tombaugh, Streator, IL 309-531-4229

David Ernst, New Douglas, IL 618-779-0993

Ted Krauskopf, Highland, IL 618-664-5461

Steve Berning, Warrenville, IL 630-878-6350


Jeff Hyett, Dalton City, IL 217-620-7508

Frank Ireland, Simpson, IL 618-444-8896

Travis Meteer, Baylis, IL 217-236-4961

Jesse Soule, Marshall, IL 217-826-5422


Ron Atherton, Thompson, IL 815-622-2734

Doug Hanson, Ashkum, IL 815-382-6684

Dean Oswald, Kewanee, IL 309-333-0815

David Smith, Jr., Roodhouse, IL 217-415-3875

To contact an officer or director by email simply click on their name.