Board of Directors

John Preun
Chair

Selkirk, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans, peas

Calvin Penner
Vice-Chair

Elm Creek, MB
Joined board in 2016
Grows soybeans

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

Rick Vaags

Dugald, MB
Joined board in 2011
Grows soybeans

Melvin Rattai

Beausejour, MB
Joined board in 2017
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

MPSG 2018 Committees

*The first named is chairman

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

MPSG 2018 Representatives

  • Canadian Grain Commission Pulse Sub-Committee– F. Labelle
  • Grain Growers of Canada: B. Martens, M. Rattai (alt)
  • Keystone Agricultural Producers – C. Penner, F. Labelle, R. Vaags,  M. Rattai
    – General Council: F. Labelle
    – Pulse/Oilseed Sub Committee: M. Rattai, F. Labelle
    – Commodity Group: R. Vaags, C. Penner
    – Safety Group – F. Labelle
  • MCVET – D. Domitruk, D. Lange (adv)
  • PGDC/PRCPSC –  B. Martens, L. Stevenson,  D. Lange (adv)
  • Pulse Canada – R. Vaags,  B. Martens (alt), 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