‘Tis the meeting season, with new boards of directors announced this past week.
The Ontario Potato Board announced its 2018 board of directors at its annual general meeting on December 6 in Cambridge, Ontario. Glenn Squirrell remains chair as does Harry Bradley, vice-chair. Newly elected board member is Brad Blizman. They are joined by directors Shawn Brenn, Homer Vander Zaag and Bert Tupling.
The Prince Edward Island Potato Board has elected a new chair: Darryl Wallace, O’Leary, representing the processing sector. He is joined by Jason Hayden, Pownal, vice-chair and John Hogg, Summerside, secretary-treasurer. Chad Robertson is joining the board for the first time. Remaining directors include: Rodney Dingwell, Alex Docherty, Fulton Hamill, Glen Rayner, Wayne Townshend, David Francis, Mark MacMillan and Harris Callaghan.
From an all-Canadian perspective, here’s the year-end statistics for potato production.