The Mission of ILDFA shall be:

To promote the Illinois cervid industry.

Provide educational opportunities for others and ourselves through the sharing of information.

To be a collective voice in governmental issues that effect Illinois cervidae.

To provide a forum for discussion of problems of deer farming and to keep members fully informed on all matters of interest to deer farmers and potential deer farmers.

To promote high ethical standards in the care, handling and harvesting of Illinois cervidae.

Insist that our membership operate in a legal, honest and forthright manner with fellow members, other cervidae producers and the general public.

2017 Illinois Deer Farmer Board of Directors

President - Matt Harmon   618-927-3689  


Vice President - Greg Mills   217-202-8644  


Treasurer - Debbie Elledge  903-815-9869  


Secretary - Travis Flatt 618-218-4390


 Board Member - Rusty Karr 309-275-9567
 Board Member -   Gayle Nelson    618-553-4561

Board Member - Sam Petersheim    217-273-3331

Board Member - Travis Phelps    217-246-1319 

Board Member - Clint Reardon  618-367-0356

Board Member -   Josh Tenute    630-219-0397