Indiana corn farmers interested in running for the Indiana Corn Marketing Council board still have time to participate in the 2017 elections. Petitions for the 2017 board of directors election are due June 30. To run for an ICMC director seat, Indiana corn farmers must be a registered Indiana voter, be at least 18 years of age, and reside in the appropriate district. Board members must be willing to participate in board meetings, committee meetings, and other corn checkoff functions throughout the year.
Farmers can receive a petition by downloading the forms at www.incorn.org/elections. Forms are also available at all County Extension offices.
This year, ICMC has five seats open and up for election – One seat each in Districts 3, 6, and 9. And two At-Large seats up for election.
• District 3: The counties of Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley. Click here to download the form.
• District 6: The counties of Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Henry, Jay, Randolph, Union and Wayne. Click here to download the form.
• District 9: The counties of Clark, Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott and Switzerland. Click here to download the form.
• At-Large seats represent the entire state of Indiana. Click here to download the form.
Farmers interested in running for a director position should submit a petition to the ICMC office before June 30, 2017. Voting will occur at County Extension offices the week of August 14th.
Newly elected directors will begin a three-year term October 1, 2017. ICMC directors can serve three consecutive full terms or a total of nine years.
For more information about ICMC director elections, call Director of Education and Training, Hannah Vorsilak at the ICMC office at 317-644-2791.
Source: Indiana Corn