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Betsy Dirksen Londrigan

Betsy Dirksen

Betsy Dirksen Londrigan

Administrator, Rural Business Cooperative Service

Betsy Dirksen Londrigan is currently serving as the Rural Business Cooperative Service Administrator. She previously served as the Illinois State Director for Rural Development from 2022 to 2024. With over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she has worked with community, regional, and state leaders to bring about positive change. As the Lead for the Illinois Basin Rapid Response Team for the Interagency Working Group (IWG) for Energy Communities, she continues to make significant contributions to her field.  She is a lifelong resident of Springfield, Illinois, and is proud that her family members still own and operate the Centennial farm in Central Illinois where her grandmother was raised. Dirksen Londrigan graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a former Director at the University of Illinois Springfield.