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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Seated from Left to Right – Reg Schellenberg (Canadian Cattlemen’s Association), Doug Sawyer (Canadian Cattlemen’s Association), Pat Hayes (Canadian Cattlemen’s Association), Mark Elford (CCIA Chair and representative for the SK Stock Growers Association), Howard Bekkering (Alberta Beef Producers), Lyle Miller (Alberta Cattle Feeders’ Association), James MacLean (Canadian Livestock Dealer’s Association)

Standing from Left to Right – Larry Gerelus (Manitoba Beef Producers), Duncan Barnett (British Columbia Cattlemen’s Association), Ken Perlich (Livestock Markets Association of Canada), Corlena Patterson (Canadian Sheep Federation), Sid Atkinson (Dairy Farmers of Canada), Dr. Oliver Schunicht (Canadian Veterinary Medical Association), Kim Sytsma (Beef Farmers of Ontario), Ivan Johnson (Maritime Beef Council), Sylvain Bourque (Les Producteurs de bovins du Québec), Dean Andres (Canadian Bison Association), Michael Latimer (Canadian Beef Breeds Council – associate member)

Missing: Dan Gillis and Kim O’Neil representing the Canadian Meat Council.

 

CCIA is led by a board of directors representing 16 associations from all sectors of the livestock industry, including:

Member Organization
Representative
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Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association




Mark Elford, Chair*




Canadian Cattlemen's Association




Pat Hayes, Vice Chair*




Alberta Beef Producers




Howard Bekkering, Finance and Audit Chair*




Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association




Lyle Miller, Executive Member*





Canadian Cattlemen Association





Doug Sawyer, Executive Member*




Beef Farmers of Ontario




Kim Sytsma





British Columbia Cattlemen's Association





Duncan Barnett





Canadian Bison Association





Bruce Downey





Canadian Cattlemen's Association





Reg Schellenberg




Canadian Livestock Dealer’s Association




James MacLean





Canadian Meat Council





Dan Gillis





Canadian Meat Council





Kim O’Neil





Canadian Sheep Federation





Corlena Patterson





Canadian Veterinary Medical Association





Dr. Oliver Schunicht





Dairy Farmers of Canada





Gert Schrijver





Les Producteurs de bovins du Québec





Sylvain Bourque





Livestock Markets Association of Canada





Ken Perlich





Manitoba Beef Producers





Larry Gerelus





Maritime Beef Council





Ivan Johnson





Canadian Beef Breeds Council**





Michael Latimer**




Canadian Cervid Alliance***




Ian Thorleifson




Canadian National Goat Federation***




Jodi Cooper-Smith

* CCIA Executive Committee Members
** Associate Member/Organization
*** Pending Appointment