Board of Directors

Calvin Penner
Chair

Elm Creek, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans

Melvin Rattai
Vice-Chair

Beausejour, MB
Joined board in 2017
Grows soybeans

John Preun

Selkirk, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans, peas

Frank Prince

Waskada, MB
Joined board in 2013
Grows soybeans

Ben Martens

Boissevain, MB
Joined board in 2014
Grows edible beans

Ernie Sirski

Dauphin, MB
Joined board in 2014
Grows soybeans

Bryce MacMillan

Marquette, MB
Joined board in 2017
Grows soybeans

Bryce Pallister

Portage la Prairie, MB
Joined board in 2021
Grows soybeans, edible beans

 

Brendan Phillips

Hartney, MB
Joined board in 2018
Grows soybeans

Garrett Sawatzky

Altona, MB
Joined board in 2019
Grows soybeans

MPSG 2021 Committees

*The first named is chair

  • Executive – C. Penner,  M. Rattai, B. Phillips
  • Governance H/R – B. MacMillan, F. Prince
  • Policy – B. Phillips, B. Martens,  B. Pallister, J. Preun, M. Rattai, E. Sirski
  • Finance/Audit – M. Rattai, J. Preun
  • Resolutions – B. Phillips, B. Martens, B. Pallister
  • Nominating – B. Phillips, B. Martens, B. Pallister
  • Communications/Member Relations – E. Sirski, B. MacMillan, B. Pallister, G. Sawatzky
  • Market Development – J. Preun, B. Martens, B. Pallister
  • Research – F. Prince, B. Martens, B. Pallister, B. Phillips, M. Rattai, G. Sawatzky
  • U of M Research Agronomist Advisory Committee – F. Prince, J, Preun

MPSG 2021 Representatives

  • Canadian Grain Commission Pulse Sub-Committee– G. Sawatzky
  • Grain Growers of Canada – B. Phillips
    • Trade and Marketing – E. Sirski
    • Business Risk Management – TBA
  • Keystone Agricultural Producers
    • General Council – C. Penner
    • Pulse/Oilseed Sub Committee – staff
    • Commodity Group – C. Penner
  • MCVET – staff
  • PGDC/PRCPSC – B. Martens
  • Pulse Canada – B. Martens, J. Preun
    • Sustainability – F. Prince
  • Soy Canada – E. Sirski, M. Rattai
  • Western Canadian Pulse Growers Association
    – 
    WGRF – Bruce Dalgarno (MPSG)
    – CGC Western Grain Standards Committee – E. Sirski