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Meet the Team

Bob Rohrer, CAE, FBCM


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. 

Jill Drover

Ag in the Classroom Assistant

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

Julie Hespenheide

Administrative Assistant: Membership

Julia “Julie” Hespenheide has been hired as a full-time Membership Administrative Assistant to work in the CCFB office in Countryside.

Katrina Milton

Director of Ag Literacy

Katrina Milton is the Director of Ag Literacy for the Cook County Farm Bureau®.

Tim Rost

Building Maintenance

Tim Rost provides building maintenance and support.

Melanie Senne

Operational Finance Manager

Melanie Senne 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.

Linda Tobias

Administrative Assistant: Membership and Programs

Linda Tobias works in the Member Service Center while providing administrative support in the areas of Governmental Affairs, Public Relations, and CCFB Foundation.

Kelli Villarreal

Coordinator: Membership and Communications

Kelli Villarreal has been with the Cook County Farm Bureau since April of 2012. She provides support to the Member Relations Team and the Board of Directors Administrative Support while retaining her responsibilities in the Membership Service Center and coordination of the Co-Operator and graphic arts/videography.

Debbie Voltz

Director of Membership and Commodities and Marketing

Debbie Voltz serves as the Director of Membership / Commodities & Marketing with the Cook County Farm Bureau®. Deb Voltz serves as Director of Membership/ CM with the Cook County Farm Bureau®. In her role, she directs the membership team in membership activities in serving members, farmers, the public and works closely with Country Financial and Illinois Farm Bureau® staff, and our partnership with the U of I Extension Master Gardener Help Desk Program.

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