Gordon Stock joins OFVGA

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association welcomes Gordon Stock to the newly created position of senior policy advisor and government relations. His most recent role has been team lead, regulated marketing policy for the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission. Before joining the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in 2014, he worked as a program coordinator at the Agricultural Adaptation Council. He will be working along side OFVGA staff to support the board of directors and section chairs in their lobbying efforts.

 

His start date is effective February 12, just in time for attending the OFVGA annual general meeting in Niagara Falls on February 20. 

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