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James GutzmerBoard Member

Jim Gutzmer has been a member of the Cook County Farm Bureau® Board of Directors since 1999 and is the immediate past President.  Gutzmer, along with his wife Karen operated a roadside vegetable stand in north Cook County.  In addition to his on-farm role, Gutzmer is a retired linesman.  Gutzmer is a member of the Member Relations Team, Public Relations Team, the Political Action Committee, and is an ACTIVATOR Trustee.  He and his wife, Karen, have two adult children.