New president for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

David Haywood-Farmer, president of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association has a new executive, led by a rancher from British Columbia.

David Haywood-Farmer of Savona, B.C. assumed the role of president at the CCA’s annual general meeting in Ottawa on Friday, following a two-year term as CCA vice president.

The implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership is a top priority for Haywood-Farmer, who replaces Dan Darling. Other goals for the new CCA president include a free trade agreement with China and resolving technical barriers in the Canada-EU trade deal.

“The CCA has achieved significant progress on a number of key files and I am determined to keep that momentum going,” Haywood-Farmer said in a statement. “I want to thank Dan for his leadership over these past two years and I look forward to working with Bob in his new role as CCA vice president.”

Prior to working on the CCA board, Haywood-Farmer was involved in the B.C. Cattlemen’s Association for more than three decades, serving as president from 2012-2014.

CCA’s vice president, Bob Lowe, and RealAgriculture’s Kelvin Heppner.

Bob Lowe of Nanton, Alberta (and former chair of Alberta Beef Producers) was named CCA vice president. First elected as a director to the CCA in 2009, Lowe served as chair of the CCA Environment Committee and represents CCA on the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef. Lowe is also chair of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Foundation.

The CCA also welcomed newly elected members to the executive committee: Doug Sawyer (AB), Cathy Sharp (AB), Pat Hayes (SK). and Ramona Blyth (MB).

New directors to the CCA board include: Brian McKersie (BC), Charlie Christie and Miles Wowk (AB), Gord Adams (MB), and Jason Reid and Craig McLauglin (ON).

Related: Darling Becomes President of Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

 

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