Lisa Govig recently joined the DeKalb County Farm Bureau staff as the new Administrative Assistant in Membership.
She began her employment with Farm Bureau on Jan. 4.
Lisa will be responsible for maintaining the membership database for the county Farm Bureau and interfacing with members and COUNTRY agents. Also, she will provide staff support in various areas, including Ag in the Classroom.
“I am very excited to be working at the Farm Bureau,” said Lisa. “I am looking forward to making personal connections with staff as well as the members we serve.”
Lisa and her husband Jim reside on their family farm in rural Malta where they raise corn and soybeans, beef cattle and a few chickens.
They have four adult children. Mitchell (Andrea) of Sycamore owns a heating and cooling business. Deirdra (Jake) works at Northwestern and Rochelle hospitals and resides in Sycamore. Garrison (Kristen) farms with Jim and on his own along with having a trucking business; they are also based on the family farm. Nolan of rural Malta is an NIU student majoring in mechanical engineering and coaches Indian Creek High School boys basketball.
Lisa enjoys spending time with family including her three grandchildren – Adalie, Halie and Brooks – and her mother.
A native of Wheaton, Lisa studied business at Northern Illinois University.
She has worked part-time at the DeKalb County Extension Office for the last seven years. Lisa also has been a volunteer for the 4-H program for the past 16 years. She currently serves on the county 4-H Foundation Board.
In her spare time she enjoys gardening, attending sporting events of family members, and reading autobiographies.
“Lisa has been a good addition to our staff,” said Greg Millburg, DeKalb County Farm Bureau Manager. “We welcome her wholeheartedly to our Farm Bureau family.”