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Saskatchewan Forage Council elects board members

SFC Published on 02 August 2013
One new director and several returning individuals were recently named to the board of directors of the Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC). The appointments happened at the board’s annual meeting at Saskatoon.

Re-elected as SFC president is Aaron Ivey, with Kelly Williamson serving as vice president, and Dave Kerr returning as finance chairman.

Re-elected were Aaron Ivey, producer from Ituna; Sarah Sommerfeld of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture in Outlook; and Alan Iwaasa of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at Swift Current. Diane Knight of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Department of Soil Science, is new to the board.

Retiring board member Fran Walley of the University of Saskatchewan was recognized for her contribution to the organization and forage industry.

Other members for the 2013-14 term are Bruce Coulman, University of Saskatchewan; David Kerr, Lashburn; Ryan Sommerfeld, Medstead; Trevor Plews, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Yorkton; Neil McLeod, Northstar Seeds, Rosetown; Steve Pylot, Meadow Lake; Nancy Johns, Watrous; and Kelly Williamson, Pambrun. Kevin France, Provincial Forage specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, now serves as ex-officio member of the board.

For a complete list and contact information, visit the SFC website.  PD

—From SFC news release