Saskatchewan Bison Association

SBA Cream of the Crop Sponsors
For more details see SBA Website

Les Kroeger - President

Box 178
Hanley SK S0G 2E0

P: 306.544.2869
E: leskro(at)

SBA Office

Box 31 Regina SK S4P 2Z5

P: 306.585.6304
F: 306.522.4768
E: sba001(at)

BA Board Governance

The SBA is governance structure is provided through the Bylaws of the Saskatchewan Bison Association Bylaws. For a copy of the bylaws go to Bylaws

The association is managed by a 9 member board of directors. Administrative services are provided through a contract with the Canadian Bison Association located in Regina Saskatchewan. Current Board members:

Les Kroeger- President
Rosedale Bison
Box 178, Hanley, SK S0G 2E0
P: 306-544-2869
E: leskro(at)


Avery Shepherd - Vice President
Sunset Bison
Box 342, Livelong SK S0M 2J0
E: averygs(at)


Mark Silzer- Past President
Wolverine Bison
Box 2773, Humboldt SK S0K 2A0
P: 306-682-4933
E: marksilzer(at)


Brett Kot
Black Diamond Ranch
Box 115, Bethune SK S0G 0G3
Phone 1-306-861-1526
Email: BrettKot(at)


Amanda Schwitzer
Box 3639 Melville, SK S0A 2P0
Phone: 1-306-267-7367
Email: schwitzer_a(at)


Keegan Kitzul
Roaming K Bison
Box 635 Foam Lake, SK S0A 1A0
Phone: 306-269-7345
Email: keegan.kitzul(at)


Rod Herzog
Bell Creek Bison
Box 5 Mayview SK S0J 1S0
Phone: 1 -306-961-6420
Email: rodherzog(at)


Merek Wigness
Wigness Bison
802-14th Street East,
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0P8
Phone: 1-306-261-1292
Email: merekwigness(at)


Cole Flath
Sand Ridge Ranch
Box 430 Dinsmore, SK S0L 0T0
Phone: 306-827-2125
Email: cjflath(at)



Any individual, partnership, or corporations constituted under federal or provincial charter that owns bison are eligible for Active Membership Active membership includes voting privileges. There are membership packages for Associate Members, Friends of the Industry and Students. For more information on memberships go to: (Link to application for or shopping cart)

Membership benefits include:

  • SBA Membership
  • CBA Membership
  • Reduced pricing on RFID tags
  • Reduced pricing on Marketing Materials
  • Weekly updates on bison prices
  • Weekly E-Newsletter
  • Subscription to Smoke Signals (published 3 times/year)
  • Industry meetings held in different locations in the province during the winter plus a summer field day
  • Representation on various provincial agriculture boards
  • A voice on provincial and national agriculture, producer and industry concerns
  • Marketing at the provincial, national and international level
  • Networking opportunities at a provincial level (SBA Industry Meetings Canadian Bison Bull Draft) and at the national level (National Convention and National Show & Sale).

Become an member and remember there is strength in numbers when your executive is making representations on behalf of the bison industry.

Our Annual Report

The Saskatchewan Bison Association fiscal year ends on December 31st of each year. In addition to the financial performance of the SBA, the annual report outlines the accomplishments of the past year. For the complete copy of the annual report, Click here For the AGM Agenda Click here

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