The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) board of directors has elected Ian Boxall, representative for the RM of Connaught, as the organization’s new president.
Elections were held at the organization’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, January 18, at Regina.
Bill Prybylski and Scott Owens will serve as vice-presidents.
“It’s an honour and a privilege to be elected president of APAS,” says Boxall. “I know I have the full support of APAS moving forward as we move forward with advocating for some of the best producers in the world right here in Saskatchewan.”
Early priorities for the new executive include the Next Policy Framework Task Force, rural connectivity, continued drought response, and advocacy on behalf of farmers dealing with grain contracts from last year, says the organization.
“I wish Ian the best of luck with his new role as president,” says Todd Lewis, former president. “I’ve worked with him over the last several years, and I know APAS will be in good hands with the new executive.”
APAS also held elections for Districts Two and Five, while representatives were acclaimed in Districts One, Three, Four, and Six for two-year terms.