The Canadian Canola Growers Association’s board of directors has elected Mike Ammeter from Sylvan Lake, Alberta as Chair.

He moves into the role for a two-year term taking over from Bernie McClean.

Ammeter says he's honoured to accept the position of Chair and looks forward to working with the board of directors and the staff.

"These are interesting times for canola farmers with exciting opportunities ahead."

The Canadian Canola Grower's Association Board of directors represents five provincial canola organizations.

Chair – Mike Ammeter (Alberta Canola)

Vice-Chair – Roger Chevraux (Alberta Canola)

Secretary – Katelyn Duncan (SaskCanola)

Treasurer – Andre Harpe (Alberta Canola)

Director – Robert Vander Linden (B.C. Grain Producers Association)

Director – Bernie McClean (SaskCanola)

Director – Dean Roberts (SaskCanola)

Director – Jack Froese (Manitoba Canola Growers Association)

Director – Clayton Harder (Manitoba Canola Growers Association)

Director – Hubert Beaudry (Ontario Canola Growers Association)