Board of Directors

Jason Voth
Chair

Altona, MB
Joined board in 2011
Grows edible beans, soybeans and peas

Frank Prince
Vice-Chair

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

Albert Turski

La Salle, MB
Joined board in 2009
Grows soybeans

Rick Vaags

Dugald, MB
Joined board in 2011
Grows soybeans

Calvin Penner

Elm Creek, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans

John Preun

Selkirk, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans

Melvin Rattai

Beausejour, MB
Joined board in 2017
Grows soybeans

Bryce MacMillan

Marquette, MB
Joined board in 2017
Grows soybeans

MPSG 2017 Committees

*The first named is chairman

  • Executive – J. Voth, J. Preun, E. Sirski, F. Labelle
  • Governance H/R – F. Prince, E. Sirski, F. Labelle
  • Finance/Audit – J. Preun, M. Rattai,  F. Labelle, S. Robinson
  • Resolutions – C. Penner, M. Rattai, B. MacMillan
  • Nominations – C. Penner, M. Rattai, B. MacMillan
  • Communications/Member Relations/Market Development – E. Sirski, R. Vaags, C. Penner, B. MacMillan, F. Labelle, T. Dyck, S. Robinson, L. Schmidt
  • Research – F. Prince, A. Turski, B. Martens, J. Preun, C. Penner, M. Rattai, R. Vaags, F. Labelle,  L. Stevenson, C. Tkachuk, G. Bartley, W. Voogt and industry advisers

MPSG 2017 Representatives

  • Canadian Grain Commission Pulse Sub-Committee– F. Labelle
  • Grain Growers of Canada: B. Martens
  • Keystone Agricultural Producers – R. Vaags,  C. Penner, F. Labelle
    – General Council: F. Labelle
    – Pulse/Oilseed Sub Committee: F. Labelle
    – Commodity Group: R. Vaags, C. Penner
    – Safety Group – F. Labelle
  • MCVET – L. Stevenson, D. Lange (adv)
  • PGDC/PRCPSC –  B. Martens, L. Stevenson,  D. Lange (adv)
  • Pulse Canada – R. Vaags,  B. Martens (alt), F. Prince (alt)
    • Sustainability – F. Prince
  • Soy Canada -E. Sirski
  • Western Canadian Pulse Growers Association
    – 
    WGRF – Corey Loessin (SPG)
    – CGC Western Grain Standards Committee – E. Sirski

alt= alternate
adv= adviser