The Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc. (ACS) Board of Directors has elected a new Chair and two new Board members.

Saskatoon (December 3, 2020) – The Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc. (ACS) Board of Directors has elected a new Chair and two new Board members. The Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, December 2nd via Zoom Conferencing.

Roger Provencher, Marketing Manager with Canadian Prairie Bison and who represents the Saskatchewan Bison Association in the Canwood, SK area accepted a term as Chair of the ACS Board of Directors.

Don Martin, a fruit producer in the White City, SK area is newly elected to the ACS Board of Directors representing the Saskatchewan Fruit Growers Association where he also serves as the President of their Board of Directors.

Dan Prefontaine, President of the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. in Saskatoon, SK is newly elected to the ACS Board of Directors. Dan has been an integral part of the food processing community over the past 40 years.

The ACS Board of Directors also includes: Harvey Brooks, General Manager of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission who serves as ACS Vice-Chair; and Sav Bellissimo, Store Brands Manager, Federated Co-operatives Limited who serves as ACS Secretary-Treasurer. The remaining Board members are: Katelyn Duncan, Board Director with Sask Canola Development Commission; Emile Marquette, President of the Saskatchewan Vegetable Growers Association. Government Liaisons are: Deb Niekamp representing Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and Shawn Gibson representing the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture.

Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc. is a Non-profit, member-based organization with 20 Full members and 3 Supporter members. ACS works on behalf of our members to provide solutions to agriculture industry issues and capture new opportunities. ACS programs provide information; support, training and administration, bringing broad benefits across the provincial agriculture and agri-food and value add sectors.