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AAC Announces 2012-2013 Board of Directors

December 6, 2012, Guelph, ON  - The Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) is pleased to announce the election of its 2012-2013 board of directors, which took place at the Council's 17th AGM on December 6, 2012, at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre in Guelph, Ontario.    
The AAC is made up of 67 Ontario agricultural, agri-food and rural organizations who annually elect 16 directors to serve on the AAC board. They are joined by two, non-voting, liaisons from the federal and provincial government. "I am confident in the diversity of the AAC board," says John Kikkert AAC Chair, "It provides industry-wide representation for funding decisions that assist the industry to innovate, advance and improve profitability."
A complete list of the AAC's membership and sectoral structure can be found by clicking here. The representatives elected to the 2012-2013 AAC board of directors are:
Chair: John Kikkert, General Farm Interest
Vice Chair: Kristin Ego MacPhail, Other Industries/Commodities
Treasurer: Fred Wagner, Grains/Seeds/Oilseeds/Specialty Crops
Secretary: Judy Dirksen, Livestock
Annette Anderson, Provincial Liaison
Bob Gordanier, Livestock
Brenda Lammers, Horticulture
Brian Wiley, Grains/Seeds/Oilseeds/Specialty Crops
Cor Kapteyn, Supply Management
Don Lobb, Other Organizations
Don McCabe, General Farm Interest
Gord Surgeoner, Agri-business/Retail/Food Processor
Kelly Duffy, Youth-at-Large
Len Troup, Horticulture
Mark Huston, Youth-at-Large
Richard Séguin, Federal Liaison
Ron Dancey, Agri-Business/Retail/Food Processor
Sid Atkinson, Supply Management
To find more information about the AAC please visit:, follow the Council on Twitter: @adaptcouncil and subscribe to the AAC YouTube Channel.

December 6, 2012  By AAC


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