Mike Rauch has been a member of the Cook County Farm Bureau® Board of Directors since 2003 and has served as Vice-President since 2011. Rauch raises corn and soybeans in south Cook County and has been active in agriculture for the past 40-plus years. Currently, Rauch serves as Chairman of the Public Relations Team and serves on the Ag Literacy Team and Building Committees, and the Foundation Board of Directors. Rauch holds a B.S. and M.S. degree from University of Illinois. Rauch is also a graduate of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program. Rauch has four adult children and five grandchildren. Rauch and his wife, Laura reside in Tinley Park.