Tag: Alanna Koch

Koch, Babiuk to lead Global Institute for Food Security

Two very familiar names within the agriculture industry in Western Canada now lead the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS). This month, Alanna Koch was elected chair of GIFS, while Dr. Lorne Babiuk was elected vice-chair, by the board of directors. Koch was unanimously welcomed back by the GIFS board back in June of this year… Read more »

The reason for Brad Wall’s close relationship with farmers

Last week when Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announced he is retiring from public politics, ag twitter exploded with an outpouring of kind words and mentions of sorrow that the unofficial leader of conservatives across from Western Canada will no longer be there to represent them. So what is it? Why did Premier Brad Wall have… Read more »

Sask Deputy Ag Minister Moving to Province’s Top Public Servant Role

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall announced Thursday that Alanna Koch, who has served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture since 2007, has been appointed to the province’s top public servant role. Koch will replace Doug Moen as the new Deputy Minister to the Premier effective July 1st. “Alanna Koch has shown tremendous leadership over the past eight… Read more »

Finding Balance: An Interview with Deputy Minister Alanna Koch

Alanna Koch, Deputy Minister, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, talks about finding a work-life balance, leadership and personality, as she answers these 5 questions: How do you successfully juggle family and work commitments? You mentioned the importance of being who you are, where you are. What did you mean by that? How do you decide how… Read more »