The Do More Ag Foundation has announced the hiring of Adelle Stewart as its new executive director. The not-for-profit organization focuses on mental health in agriculture across Canada.
“We’re excited to have her on board to help lead the foundation even further,” says co-founder Himanshu Singh. “Adelle brings an important combination of operational experience and the ability to generate and execute on new exciting ideas. This combination and her professional background are exactly what we need to ensure the foundation continues on its path to champion the mental health of producers.”
According to a news release, Stewart will lead the national efforts of the foundation in support of mental health awareness and education, development and access of mental health resources and support and building community around mental health.
“The opportunity for this position was perfect for me. The ability to combine my agriculture lifestyle with my business experience is a niche opportunity, and I am so happy to be assisting in making a bigger impact on mental health in agriculture,” she says.
“We have really just scratched the surface on this initiative, and I am touched every day hearing more and more farmers, ranchers and producers make mental health part of their daily conversations. I look forward to meeting more of this great community, so together, we can unite in talking more, asking more, and listening more.”
Stewart comes into the new role having more than 20 years of experience in the health wellness sector.