Farms.com Home   Ag Industry News

Nomination window to join Sask. ag groups closing

Nomination window to join Sask. ag groups closing

The deadlines for Sask Wheat and SaskBarley are Sept. 6

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer
Farms.com

Saskatchewan farmers interested in, or who know someone who is interested in serving on industry group boards only have a few days left to put names forward.

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) has four vacancies on its seven-member board.

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) is looking to fill three director spots on its five-person board of directors.

The deadline for each organization to receive nominations is Sept. 6 at noon.

If there are more nominations than director positions available, elections will take place between Oct. 19 and Nov. 29.

“As a director, you will have the chance to have a voice in the industry, and to help advance and advocate for wheat profitability in Saskatchewan,” Sask Wheat’s website says.

Directors on each board are elected for a four-year term.

To be eligible, nominees must have had a Sask Wheat or SaskBarley check-off deducted since Aug. 1, 2021, and have not requested or received a check-off refund in the last fiscal year (Aug. 1, 2022, to July 31, 2023).

Nominees must complete nomination forms prior to the deadline.

A nomination form must include the candidate’s name and contact information, a 350-word biography, and support from at least four other farmers.

The Sask Wheat form can be found here.

The SaskBarley form can be found here.


Trending Video

2023 Year in Review

Video: 2023 Year in Review

2023 was a year of milestones for Farm & Food Care Ontario. FFCO is fortunate to have a dedicated, creative and passionate staff team; a strong and supportive Board of Directors and an ever-growing membership roster that solidly believes in the work we do. Here's to another great year.
 

Comments


Your email address will not be published