Chris Chinn resides on her family’s hog farm near Clarence, Missouri with her husband Kevin, and their two children, Rachelle and Conner. Chris manages the production and financial records for the family’s 1,500 sow farrow-to-finish hog operation, as well as the family feed mill. She and her husband also have a small cow-calf herd, as well as 140 acres of alfalfa hay.
Chris is active in Farm Bureau and served four years on the Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Missouri Farm Bureau. In 2007, she served as Chairman for the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee, and served on the Board of Directors for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Chris is currently the Shelby County Farm Bureau YF&R Chair, and serves on the Shelby County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, where she also holds the office of Secretary.
Chris is a member of the Missouri Pork Association, as well as the Shelby County Pork Producers. Chris also served on EPA’s Farm, Ranch and Rural Community Advisory Committee. She has also served as a board member for the Shelby County University of Missouri Extension Council, and the Long Branch Area YMCA Board of Directors. Chris is a member of ALOT (Ag Leaders of Tomorrow) Class 13, American Farm Bureau PAL (Partners in Agricultural Leadership) Class 5, and is a member of the Shelbina Christian Church where she volunteers with the youth program.