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Our Staff

Meet the Team

Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM

Manager

Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM serves as Manager for the Cook County Farm Bureau®, a position that he has held since 1999.

Bona Heinsohn, CAE

Director of Government Affairs & Public Relations

Bona Heinsohn, CAE serves as the Director of Governmental Affairs and Public Relations for the Cook County Farm Bureau®.  She also serves as the organization’s local government lobbyist. 

Diane Merrion

Ag in the Classroom Coordinator

Diane Merrion is the Agriculture Literacy Coordinator for the Cook County Farm Bureau®.

Melanie Paffumi

Operational Finance Manager

Melanie Paffumi has served as the Operational Finance Manager for the Cook County Farm Bureau since June of 2008. Her primary function consists of accounting, financial reporting and maintaining records; this role also extends to the CCFB Foundation and CCFB PAC.

Katie Smith

Director of Membership and Administration

Katie Smith is the Director of Membership and Administration for the Cook County Farm Bureau® and has been with the organization since 2005.

Debbie Voltz

Membership Assistant

Debbie Voltz serves as a Membership Assistant with the Cook County Farm Bureau®, a position she’s held since January 2009.

Kelli McSherry

Membership Assistant

Kelli McSherry has been with the Cook County Farm Bureau since April of 2012. She serves as a Membership Assistant and assists with governmental affairs and public relations activities and the committee process.

Juanita Ramos

Membership Assistant

Juanita Ramos has been with the Cook County Farm Bureau since February 2018 and serves as a Membership Assistant.

Jill Drover

Ag in the Classroom Assistant

Jill Drover joined the Farm Bureau in 2014 and serves as the Ag in the Classroom Assistant.

Bob Heine

Building Maintenance

Robert "Bob" Heine serves in the Building Maintenance Department.