(Edmonton, Alberta) November 1, 2019 – The call for nominations for farmers to serve on the Board of Directors of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission resulted in two canola producers being re-elected by acclamation, while elections will be held in two regions to determine the director. The nomination deadline was October 31, 2019.
Dan Doll from Fairview will serve a second term as director in Region 1, and Cale Staden from Vermilion will serve a second term as director for Region 10.
Region 4 will see an election between John Mayko of Mundare and Kyle Tarkowski of Myrnam. The two candidates will be given the opportunity to speak to producers at the regional meeting in Vegreville on November 20. Eligible producers in region 4 will be mailed an information package and a voting ballot before November 30th. Ballots will be counted on January 3, 2020.
Region 7 will see an election between Mike Ammeter of Sylvan Lake and Steven Olson of Wetaskiwin. The two candidates will be given the opportunity to speak to producers at the regional meeting in Lacombe on November 19. Eligible producers in region 7 will be mailed an information package and a voting ballot before November 30th. Ballots will be counted on January 3, 2020.
Directors on Alberta Canola may serve two consecutive three-year terms on the Board of Alberta Canola. Directors terms begin immediately following the Annual General Meeting to be held on January 28, 2020.
For more information on the Alberta Canola regions visit: albertacanola.com/regions
Alberta Canola is hosting 12 regional meetings from November 19 -28, 2020. For complete details and to register please visit albertacanola.com/PYP
The mission of Alberta Canola is to support the long-term success of canola farmers in Alberta through research, extension, consumer engagement, and advocacy for canola farmers.
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