June 22, Cereals Canada announced its new Board of Directors, following the amalgamation of the heritage Cereals Canada and the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi).

The Board Members are:

Todd Hames, Alberta Wheat Commission (Chair) Jean-Marc Ruest, Richardson (Secretary) Hannah Konschuh, Alberta Wheat Commission Jeff Cockwill, Viterra Brett Halstead, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Jennifer Marchand, Cargill (Vice-Chair) Jake Leguee, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Darren Amerongen, Parrish and Heimbecker Glenn Tait, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Matt Bingham, G3 Robert Misko, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (Treasurer) Trish Jordan, Bayer Drew Baker, Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association Jeff Bertholet, BASF Henry Van Ankum, Grain Farmers of Ontario Adam Dyck, Warburtons

The Board of Directors will lead a strategic planning process that will be undertaken this summer.

Todd Hames (Alberta Wheat Commission) was elected as Chair. Also elected to serve on the Executive Committee is Jennifer Marchand (Vice-Chair), Robert Misko (Treasurer), and Jean-Marc Ruest (Secretary).

“Each Director is passionate about the cereals value chain and brings to the table diverse experience and strategic knowledge will help to strengthen the organizations’ impact in Canada and beyond,” said Hames. “We are excited about the unique expertise that each individual brings to the table as we continue to evolve and lead the organization forward.”