Brian Elsasser has served on the Peoria County Board since first being elected in 1998. Brian served as Vice Chairman of the Board from 2000-2002, and he was a Hallock Township Trustee from 1988-1996. This magna cum laude graduate of Bradley University is a self-employed grain and cattle farmer.
He and his wife, Mary Beth, have six children: Jeremy, Jamie, J. Michael, B.J., Alexandra and Paige. Brian is a member of the Peoria County Farm Bureau, Apostolic Christian Church, Peoria County Beef Improvement and past State President of Future Farmers of America.