Rob Shaffer

El Paso, IL

Rob Shaffer, a farmer from El Paso, Illinois, has been on the American Soybean Association Board of Directors since 2016.

He is a fourth-generation soybean, corn and Angus cattle farmer, along with his brother Emory. Shaffer also sharecrops corn, beans and wheat on a farm in southwest Kansas.

Rob graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in agriculture business and animal science.

Shaffer has been on the Illinois Soybean Association Board of Directors since 2010. He has served as treasurer, secretary and bylaws committee chairman.

Shaffer is a second vice-chairman of the Clean Fuels Alliance (formerly NBB) for American Soybean Association and serves as vice chairman on that organization's PAC. He is a past board member of the Beta Delta Alumni Corporation of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity in Normal, Illinois.

He currently serves as a director on the Roanoke Farmers Association Elevator Board in Roanoke, Illinois.

Shaffer coaches junior football in the fall and youth club wrestling in the winter. He is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and season ticket holder. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two sons, Bobby and Jacob.