Officers & Directors

2022/2023 Illinois Holstein Association Executive Members and Staff

L-R (back row): Jerry Smith, John Erbsen, Brian Olbrich, Steve Irwin, Aaron Heinzmann
L-R (front row): Carol Jones, Stephanie Hammerly, Sarah Lenkaitis, Herb Schmiedeskamp, Sarah Butler

Herb Schmiedeskamp, President
Phone: 217-242-3920
Email: sunhi7777@yahoo.com

Aaron Heinzmann, Vice-President
Phone: 618-781-7994
Email: aaronheinzmann@gmail.com

Steve Irwin, Past President
Phone: 217-871-7738
Email: samirwin@itsintheair.net

Carol Jones, Treasurer
116 West 10th Street, Gridley, IL 61744
Phone: 815-848-1500
Email: skipcarolj@gmail.com

Sarah Lenkaitis, Secretary
6N707 Corron Road, St. Charles, IL 60175
Phone: 920-517-1942
Email: ilholsteinsecretary@gmail.com

Stephanie Hammerly, Public Relations Coordinator
PO Box 813, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone: 608-732-2757
Email: briardesigns@gmail.com

Holstein Association USA
Tim Ewing, Field Representative  417-818-6455  tewing@holstein.com

Directors – Terms Expire 2023
Boone-Winnebago – Aaron Mitchell, Winnebago  815-585-2785
Effingham – Kevin Wendling, Altamont  217-240-6196
Gateway – Lucas Clanton, Mulberry Grove  618-322-3523
Gateway – Leon Dorsey, Greenville 618-292-9105
Mississippi-Valley – Beth Weas Cash, Paloma  217-491-1286
*Northwest – John Erbsen, Lanark  815-275-4990
*Northwest – Jerry Smith, Davis  815-865-5683
Tri-County – Sarah Lenkaitis, St. Charles  920-517-1942
Directors – Terms Expire 2024
Effingham – Toby Probst, Wheeler 217-925-5459
Heart of Illinois – Carol Jones, Gridley  815-848-1500
Tri-County – Richard Meier, Beecher  708-946-6417
Directors – Terms Expire 2025
*Clinton – Aaron Heinzmann, Carlyle  618-781-7994
Clinton – Dylan Reed, Vandalia  217-254-5397
Clinton – Brett Richter, Highland  618-223-3351
*Heart of Illinois – Sarah Butler, Arrowsmith  309-824-8621
*McHenry-Lake – Brian Olbrich, Harvard  815-482-7426
McHenry-Lake – David Shanks, Garden Prairie  815-790-8406
Mississippi Valley – Jim Schluter, Red Bud  217-898-5707
Junior Officers
Northwest – Lila Sloan, Davis
Northwest – Ben Bremmer, Pearl City
*Indicates Executive Members

Illinois Holstein Membership Directory (published 1/12/15)