Cana­dian Agri­cul­tural Safety As­so­ci­a­tion wel­comes 2018-2019 Board of Di­rec­tors

Prairie Post (West Edition) - - Alberta -

The Cana­dian Agri­cul­tural Safety As­so­ci­a­tion (CASA) wel­comes one new board mem­ber for 20182019.

Michele Ro­gal­sky, Di­rec­tor of the School of Agri­cul­ture at the Uni­ver­sity of Man­i­toba was elected by CASA’s mem­ber­ship to the seven-per­son Board of Di­rec­tors.

The mem­ber­ship also re­elected Dean An­der­son (Work­place Safety & Pre­ven­tion Ser­vices) and Carolyn Van Den Heu­vel (Farm Safety Nova Sco­tia). Elec­tion re­sults were an­nounced at CASA’s an­nual gen­eral meet­ing on Oc­to­ber 10, 2018.

Wendy Ben­nett (AgSafe) re­sumes her po­si­tion of Chair for the 2018-2019 year. Van Den Heu­vel as­sumes the po­si­tion of Vice-Chair and An­der­son con­tin­ues as Trea­surer. Round­ing out the ex­ec­u­tive is Dan Trot­tier (Ta­tonga Inc.) as Sec­re­tary.

Dave Brand (Red Deer County) and Karl Klotzbach (CNH In­dus­trial Amer­ica) com­plete the Board of Di­rec­tors.

“Our board is an ex­cel­lent rep­re­sen­ta­tion of our mem­ber­ship. We are a di­verse group and rep­re­sent many dif­fer­ent ar­eas of the agri­cul­tural com­mu­nity”, says Wendy Ben­nett, CASA’s Chair. “We look for­ward to en­gag­ing with CASA’s mem­ber­ship to grow a stronger or­ga­ni­za­tion.”

CASA’s Board of Di­rec­tors would like to ex­tend a heart­felt thank you to out­go­ing board mem­ber Jeff Shaw (Work Safe Man­i­toba) for his years of ser­vice and ded­i­ca­tion.

The Cana­dian Agri­cul­tural Safety As­so­ci­a­tion is a na­tional, non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to im­prov­ing the health and safety of farm­ers, their fam­i­lies and agri­cul­tural work­ers. CASA is funded in part through the Cana­dian Agri­cul­tural Part­ner­ship, a fed­eral, provin­cial and ter­ri­to­rial ini­tia­tive and re­ceives ad­di­tional sup­port from the agri­cul­tural and cor­po­rate sec­tors.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.casa-acsa.ca, find us on Face­book or LinkedIn or fol­low us on Twit­ter @plan­farm­safety.

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