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

Hailey Jefferies

Glenboro, MB
Joined board in 2018
Grows soybeans, faba beans

 

Brendan Phillips

Hartney, MB
Joined board in 2018
Grows soybeans

Garrett Sawatzky

Altona, MB
Joined board in 2019
Grows soybeans

MPSG 2019 Committees

*The first named is chair

  • Executive – C. Penner,  M. Rattai, E. Sirski, F. Labelle
  • Governance H/R – F. Prince, B. MacMillan, F. Labelle
  • Policy – H. Jefferies, B. Phillips, F. Prince (alt), F. Labelle, T. Dyck
  • Finance/Audit – M. Rattai, J. Preun, M. Denys-Roulette, F. Labelle
  • Resolutions – H. Jefferies, G. Sawatzky, C. Penner
  • Nominating – H. Jefferies, G. Sawatzky, C. Penner
  • Communications/Member Relations/Market Development – E. Sirski, H. Jefferies, B. MacMillan, B. Phillips, D. Domitruk, T. Dyck, F. Labelle, D. Domitruk, S. Robinson, L. Schmidt
  • Research – F. Prince, B. Martens, B. Phillips, J. Preun, M. Rattai, G. Sawatzky, F. Labelle,  D. Domitruk, I. Kirby, F. Labelle, S. Robinson, L. Schmidt, C. Tkachuk, W. Voogt and industry advisors
  • U of M Research Agronomist Advisory Committee: F. Prince, J, Preun, D. Domitruk, F. Labelle

MPSG 2019 Representatives

  • Canadian Grain Commission Pulse Sub-Committee– F. Labelle, D. Domitruk (alt)
  • Grain Growers of Canada: B. Phillips, M. Martens (alt)
  • Keystone Agricultural Producers –
    – General Council: F. Labelle, staff
    – Pulse/Oilseed Sub Committee: M. Rattai
    – Commodity Group: C. Penner, M. Rattai
  • MCVET – D. Domitruk, D. Lange (adv)
  • PGDC/PRCPSC –  B. Martens, H, Jefferies,D. Domitruk,  D. Lange (adv)
  • Pulse Canada –   B. Martens, H. Jefferies (alt)
    • Sustainability – F. Prince
  • Soy Canada -E. Sirski
  • Western Canadian Pulse Growers Association
    – 
    WGRF – C. Loessin (SPG)
    – CGC Western Grain Standards Committee – E. Sirski

alt= alternate
adv= adviser