Board of Directors

Ludlow Co-op Elevator Company

Pat Quinlan

Pat Quinlan

PRESIDENT

Pat has served as Secretary from 1995 until 2018. First elected to the Board in 1993, he and his wife, Joyce, operate a grain farm in the Ludlow area. Pat has been a long-term member of the Ludlow Fire Department, and also serves on the One Earth Energy Board.

Roger Gustafson

Roger Gustafson

VICE PRESIDENT

Roger has served as Vice President since 2002. Roger and his wife Diane, live 2 miles north of Paxton and has farmed for over 31 years. Roger was elected to the Board in 1997.

Ryan Vance

Ryan Vance

SECRETARY

Ryan and his wife Susan reside on a farm outside of Buckley with their two children, Grace and Dylan. They operate a grain farm and are also active with their family’s farm in the Buckley, Loda and Paxton areas. Ryan also works as a Sales Representative for Stine Seed Company. He serves on the school board at St. John’s Lutheran School in Buckley, coach of the Buckley Youth League and previously served as Soy Ambassador with the Illinois Soybean Association. Ryan was elected to the board in 2015.

Rick Nelson

Kenny During

TREASURER

Kenny and his wife, Jeanette live and farm west of Ludlow. They are the parents of two children, daughter Taylor and son Reece. Kenny is the Road Commissioner for Ludlow Township and owns During Seed Service. Kenny has also served on St. Thomas More and St. Malachy School Education Commissions’ and has been on the Ludlow Coop Board since 2016.

John Ark, Jr.

John Ark, Jr.

John lives and farms northeast of Piper City. He is the father of two grown children, son John and daughter Angela. He is also the proud grandparent of four granddaughters and one grandson. John served on the Board of Directors of Farmers Grain Company of Piper City for 24 years, serving as President the last 4 years until the merger with Ludlow Coop. John has served on the Ludlow Coop board since 2009. He also serves on the Drainage District Board.

Jeff McGehee

Jeff McGehee

Jeff and his wife Julie live on a grain farm southeast of Onarga. They have 3 grown sons.

Richard Peavler

Richard Peavler

Richard and his wife, Marleen, reside east of Ludlow. They are the parents of 2 daughters, Lisa and LeAnn. Richard has been a grain and livestock farmer in the Ludlow and Thomasboro area since 1968. Richard was voted on the board in 2007.

Kenny During

Steve Glazik

Steve and his wife Jackie live on their farm south of Paxton. He is in a farm partnership with his two sons Matt and Alex, and brother Gary. He recently welcomed his first grandchild Bradley.

Greg Niewold

Dan Schumacher

Dan and his wife Barb operate the family farm northwest of Buckley. They have two grown children, Casey and Austin, and one grandson. Dan is an elder at their local church and in their spare time Dan and Barb enjoy seeing the country from their motorcycle.