Our Advisory Committee

The 16 members of the Advisory Committee provide communication links to over 20 agricultural organizations, as well as three levels of governments, and two non-government organizations. The Advisory Committee is jointly chaired by a representative of Alberta’s agricultural industry and a representative from the Government of Alberta.

(as of January 19, 2021)

Partners  Co-Chairs
Industry Co-chair  Don Shepert
Government of Alberta Co-Chair  Ken Gossen (Acting)
   
Livestock Industry Organization  Representative/Alternate
Alberta Milk  Lorrie Jespersen/Jason Crozier
Alberta Pork  Mark Wipf/Darcy Fitzgerald 
Beef: Alberta Beef ProducersAlberta Cattle Feeders’ Association  Brad Dubeau/Janice Tranberg
Poultry: Alberta Chicken Producers, Egg Farmers of Alberta, Alberta Turkey Producers, Alberta Hatching Egg Producers  Mike Froese/Dennis Steinwand
Diversified: Alberta Elk CommissionAlberta Goat Breeders Association, Alberta Lamb ProducersAlberta Reindeer AssociationAlberta Whitetail and Mule Deer AssociationBison Producers of AlbertaHorse Industry Association of AlbertaOstrich Association of Alberta  Bev Maine
   
Organic Alberta  Arnold Van Os/Charles Newell
   
Crop Industry Organization   
Alberta Barley Commission  Neil Gorda/Shannon Sereda 
Alberta Canola Producers Commission  Dan Doll/Ward Toma 
Alberta Pulse Growers Commission  Leanne Fischbuch
Alberta Wheat Commission  John Wozniak/Shannon Sereda
Specialty Crops: Potato Growers of Alberta, Alberta Sugar Beet Growers   Terence Hochstein/Melody Garner-Skiba 
   
Environmental Non-Government Organization    
Ducks Unlimited Canada  Tracy Scott 
ALUS Canada  Rhonda King
   
Government    
Rural Municipalities of Alberta   Kathy Rooyakkers  
Alberta Environment and Parks  Tom Davis/Cam Lane
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry  Jamie Wuite (Acting)/Ken Gossen (Acting)
   
Liaison  
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada  Candace Vanin
   

 

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