Todd Weitekamp is the CCFB member representing Brown Township. Currently he is also an At Large Executive Committee Member and the Viewpoint Committee Chair. In the past, he served as the Young Ag Leader Chairman and has enjoyed many leadership awards through FB including the Young Leader Chairman Award, the Young Leader Achievement runner-up award and he competed as one of the final 4 in the Young Leader State Discussion Meet. He was also a participant in the first CCFB Leadership Academy.
Through YAL, Weitekamp has been able to develop a "fantastic network of friends in the ag industry that has been proven to be very beneficial." He feels that when a person serves on the Board, they really learn how active each of the committees are within the county, providing services to the members. "It truly is impressive what our volunteers have been able to do in the County."
One of the highlights of Weitekamp's experience in Farm Bureau was representing CCFB in Washington DC. "I was able to express concerns from local farmers to our Representatives and Senators in DC. It was a very productive experience and proved to me that Farm Bureau is a respected organization in both Springfield and Washington DC."
Weitekamp is a Precision Farming Specialist for Birkey's Farm Store and farms corn and soybeans near Fisher. He is married to Renee and has a son. He enjoys boating, skiing, and farming.