Dan Mazier, a grains and oilseeds farmer from near Justice, Man., was acclaimed as president of Keystone Agricultural Producers at the organization’s annual meeting held this week. Mazier replaces Doug Chorney, who has reached his four-year term limit.
Mazier served as KAP vice-president for the last four years, and is also chair of the workplace and employment committee. In addition, he is a member of both the rural development and environment committees.
Prior to this service, he was a founding member of the KAP young farmers’ forum and served as a KAP young farmer representative for six years. You can find him on Twitter as @MBDan7.
Mazier has operated West Willow Farms since entering the agriculture industry in 1985, and has been a registered seed grower since that time. Mazier is also currently a member of the steering committee for the new Assiniboine River Basin Initiative which is looking at a multi-jurisdictional approach to water management. He is also president of the Elton Energy Co-operative which is working to develop an alternative energy model.