Larry Fischer of Quincy was elected to the Board in 2011. Fischer retired from John Wood Community College after serving as vice president for instruction for seven years and director of agricultural programs for nearly 26 years. He holds a masters degree from the University of Illinois – Champaign/Urbana and a bachelors degree from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. Fischer serves on the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area board and is president of the Chaddock School Board. He is a former president and past member of the Illinois 4H Foundation Board of Directors, University of Illinois College of Agriculture/ACES Alumni Association, Southern Illinois University College of Agriculture Alumni Association and Greater Pike Industrial Development Corporation Board.