New GGC governance structure unveiled following Strategic Review
Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) is pleased to announce they have successfully concluded the rejuvenation of the organization with the election of a new Board of Directors and officers at this week’s semi-annual members’ meeting in Ottawa. This completes a process started last January to ensure that GGC truly was the united voice of Canada’s grain farmers.
Jeff Nielsen of the Alberta Barley Commission was elected Chair of the renewed organization with Markus Haerle of Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) and Shane Stokke of the Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission (SaskFlax) serving as Vice Chairs.
“I am proud to have been elected Chair of the new GGC,” hard for an over organization said the Mr. past Nielsen. year that to “Our will build be members a a strong strong have farmer framework worked voice and here GGC look in celebrated Ottawa. forward I appreciate to significant what the their achievements next continued year has in this support store.” summer filling gaps with and the meaning addition that of three GGC represents new members, 65,000 grain farmers from all provinces from coast to coast.
“GFO derives significant value in being part of a strong voice that speaks for grain farmers,” said Haerle.
“Since joining the organization this summer we have seen first-hand the benefits of speaking in support Ottawa with the competitiveness one voice as we advocate and profitability for policies of farmers grain .” that