Farm Bureau Manager
Baley graduated from Monticello High School back in 2014, where she was involved with the Monticello FFA Chapter as well as Family and Consumer Science classes. After graduation, She atttended Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she studied Agriculture Education with a minor in Horticulture Sciences. While at SIU-Carbondale she was active in Sigma Alpha Professional Sorority, Collegiate FFA, and Collegiate Farm Bureau. This allowed her to also intern at Jackson County Farm Bureau as their Agriculture Literacy Intern. After graduating from SIU-Carbondale in May of 2018, Baley Agriculture Education and was the FFA Advisor at Odin Public School District for one year. She accepted the Piatt County Farm Bureau Position in March of 2019, and started work in May.
Trish joined Piatt County Farm Bureau back in 2011. She has a husband, Jeff of 32 plus years and two daughters. Jessica is 26 and Samantha is 25. When Trish is not at work she and Jeff work on building their own house and just about have the project complete! She enjoys working for the Farm Bureau because of it's generosity to the community.
Agriculture in the Classroom Coordinator
Kristi and her husband live on a hobby farm where they have sheep, chickens and a large garden because they wanted to raise their three children with a hands on approach to agriculture. Her three boys Reagan, Mason and Logan attend Monticello School District in Piatt County. She is a Master Gardner in the area and enjoys being outdoors! Her love for agriculture and teaching brought her to Ag in the Classroom, where she says "I am happy to teach and help raise educated consumers about the food they are eating!"