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Barley Council of Canada announces board of directors

Mar. 1, 2013, Calgary, AB - The first board of directors for the Barley Council of Canada (BCC) is now in place. The organization is modeled after groups like the Canola Council of Canada and Pulse Canada, but the BCC's board is equally distributed between farmers and industry members from across Canada.

Farmer Representatives:

  • Alberta Barley Commission: Trevor Petersen, Alberta, Barley Commission vice-chairman
  • Manitoba Barley Farmers: Doug Chorney, Keystone Agricultural Producers and Manitoba wheat/barley working group
  • Saskatchewan Barley Industry: Bill Cooper, Saskatchewan wheat/barley working group
  • Western Barley Growers Association: Brian Otto, WBGA President
  • Directors-at-Large (3):
    • Atlantic Canada: Neil Campbell, PEI Grain Elevators Corp
    • B.C: Garnett Berge, B.C. Grain Producers Director
    • Across Canada – Pending

Industry Representatives:

  • Malt: John Holliday, Canada Malting
  • Brewer: Patrick Rowan, BARI Canada Inc.
  • Feed User / Feeder: Jay Burrows, Western Feedlots
  • Grain Handlers / Exporters: Chantelle Donahue, Cargill Canada
  • Research: Brian Rossnagel, University of Saskatchewan, Department of Agriculture Professor Emeritus
  • CropLife Canada: Janice Tranberg, CropLife
  • Feed Manufacturer: Pending


March 1, 2013
By Barley Council of Canada