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23 Canada’s Agriculture Day Tuesday. Visit AgDay.ca for all the info.
27-28 BC Organic Conference Saturday-Sunday. Details at CertifiedOrganic.ca.ca.
MARCH
8-12 Western Canadian Dairy Seminar – Virtual Edition Monday-Friday. See http://wcds.ualberta.ca/ for more details.
31 WestGen Endowment Fund Application Deadline Wednesday. See
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31 DIREC Research Funding and Student Scholarship Application Deadline
Wednesday. See all the details and application forms at https://bcdairy.ca/ dairyfarmers/initiatives/direc
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21-24 Holstein Canada National Convention Wednesday-Saturday, Ottawa, ON. See https://www.holstein.ca/Public/en/News-Events/National_ Holstein_Convention/National_Holstein_Convention for more info.
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BOARD of DIRECTORS Representing the Dairy Producers of BC
Holger Schwichtenberg ..........Chairperson (Mainland) Sarah Sache .................... Vice Chair (Director at large) John Kerkhoven ............... Treasurer (Director at large) Mickey Aylard .................. Secretary (Director at large) John de Dood ...........................................Southern BC Lindsay Heer.............................................Northern BC Ken Miller .................................. Independent Director Phil Owen .................................................Southern BC Casey Pruim.................................................. Mainland Dave Taylor ....................................... Vancouver Island Kevin Mammel ............................................. Mainland
The Board wishes to thank outgoing board members Stan Van Keulen of South Surrey and Paul Davidson of Smithers for their many years of BCDA and industry service. Paul first joined the BCDA board in 2005, becoming Chair of the Governance Committee, and served his last four years as Secretary. Stan’s tenure in serving producers has spanned 35 years, starting with the Mainland Producer groups before joining the BCDA when it was formed. He continues to serve on the Mainland Milk Producers Board.
Dedicated and passionate producers make the Board successful in providing vision, direction and support to the organization, representing the interests of all dairy producers across BC.
The Directors and Staff wish our members, their families and everyone in our entire dairy community Happy Holidays and a New Year filled with hope
and renewed prosperity!
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