About the Saskatchewan Bison Association
About the SBA
The Saskatchewan Bison Association (SBA) was established on July 27, 1991 to promote the bison industry and to represent the interests of bison producers. The SBA works with the Canadian Bison Association (CBA) and other regional bison associations on a number of issues including livestock traceability, animal health, the bison registry, bison research, producer profitability, marketing, international trade and farm food safety..
In Saskatchewan there were 303 farmers and ranchers who produce bison according to the 2016 census. Of these producers about 200 are members of the Saskatchewan Bison Association.
The Saskatchewan Bison Association Board of Directors developed a strategic plan in June of 2017.
A Vision for the Saskatchewan Bison Association
Our vision reflects the preferred future state for the Saskatchewan Bison Association. The vision inspires people to work collectively towards achieving that future and creating outcomes that members and others can support.
To make a difference for our members and the bison industry.
The Mission of the Saskatchewan Bison Association
The Mission Statement defines the organization’s purpose and primary objective. The Mission informs the key measures of the organization’s long-term objectives and the ends it works towards.
The mission of the Saskatchewan Bison Association is to facilitate opportunities for the Saskatchewan bison industry to grow and prosper.
The Values of the Saskatchewan Bison Association
The Saskatchewan Bison Association is committed to the following fundamental guiding principles. The principles or values guide our organization’s behaviours, decision-making processes, actions and the programs and services we provide.
- Leadership: we are responsible for providing strong leadership and will do our best to be informed and have the knowledge to achieve results for our members.
- Positive: we strive to always be positive and look to find possible solutions and effective ways of doing business.
- Trust: we are confident that others will do as they say they will and trust that will contribute to a positive outcome or future.
- Respect: we respect our organization and it members and we respect each other as individuals.
- Accountable: We acknowledge and assume responsibility for our actions and decisions.
- Integrity: we are open, honest, responsible and transparent in all of interactions and in a manner consistent with our values and beliefs.
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