Blake Roderick

WUIS Campus & Community Council

Community Member

2012-2014 First Term

Executive Director, Pike-Scott County Farm Bureau in Illinois

217-206-9847

Blake E. Roderick is the Executive Director of the Pike and Scott County Farm Bureaus and Two Rivers Farm Bureau Foundation. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University.

He is a director of the Mid-America Intermodal Port Authority District on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Waterways Conference. He serves on the 25x’25 Illinois Renewable Energy Alliance. He also is a member of the Illinois Comptroller’s Rural Affairs Advisory Council as well as other advisory groups.

He has served as Chairman of the Board of Illini Community Health Care System, Illini Community Hospital, and IHS Pharmacy; Vice-Chairman, BlessingCare Corporation; and a board member of the Illini Community Health Care Foundation, Pittsfield Public Library, and other community groups.

Blake is a graduate of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation program and a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.

Blake and his wife Betsy live in Pittsfield, Illinois in a historic house built in 1847 with ties to Abraham Lincoln. They have four children.