Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Skinner term at FCC extended

Jason Skinner of Saskatchewan has been re-appointed for three more years as a director of Farm Credit Canada.

The appointment by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz is for a term that starts in March.

He was first appointed in 2009. In 2010, he donated $525 to the Conservatives.

He has also been chief executive officer of North West Terminal Ltd., a farmer-owned grain company, since 2009.

Other FCC directors who gave money to the Conservatives, according to a document created in August, 2010, include Carl Spencer, $250, Ron Hierath, $540, and Don Bettle, $500.