Tuesday, April 18, 2017

New directors at Farm & Food Care

Janelle Caldwell from Egg Farmers of Ontario and Chris Cossitt of Ontario Pork are two new directors elected to the board for Farm & Food Care Ontario.

Directors re-elected to two-year terms were Les Nichols of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association and Christine Schoonderwoerd of Wallenstein Feed & Supply Ltd.

Two returning directors were acclaimed - Brian Gilroy of the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and Jim Gowland of Ontario Bean Growers.

The other board members are Bruce Christie of Nutreco Canada, Sandi Brock of the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency, Heather Copland of Grober Nutrition Inc., Joe Hickson of the Ontario Seed Growers’ Association, Dave McEachren of Grain Farmers of Ontario and John Maaskant of Chicken Farmers of Ontario.

The directors who retired are Gerald Rollins of Beef Farmers of Ontario and Peter Van Sleeuwen of Dairy Farmers of Ontario.

The executive will be elected by board directors on April 21.