Alberta Canola is seeking canola growers in four regions to let their name stand to represent growers as a director on the Board of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission. Nominations in regions 2, 5, 8, and 11 are open until October 31, 2023.
Visit albertacanola.com/regions for a list of municipalities in each region.
Alberta Canola directors work alongside fellow farmers to represent growers in their region and collaborate with decision makers from across the agricultural spectrum to drive the industry forward.
The Board of Directors meets quarterly and is guided in decision making by five committees:
- Governance and Finance
- Government and Industry Affairs
- Grower Engagement and Extension
- Public Engagement and Promotion
Who can become a director?
Anyone who has paid a service charge on canola to Alberta Canola since August 1, 2021, is an eligible producer and can stand as a director. Eligible producers can be individuals or represent a corporation, partnership, or organization.
To be nominated, eligible producers must grow canola within the defined region but do not have to reside within it.
Nomination forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 780-451-6933, physically delivered or mailed to the Commission office on or before Monday, October 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be received by end of business day on the last day of the nomination period, not post marked on the last day.
Get complete details and nomination forms at albertacanola.com/nominations
New directors begin their terms following the 2024 Annual General Meeting in January.
Contact Alberta Canola Executive Director Karla Bergstrom at 780-454-0844 or email@example.com