CAAR is pleased to welcome two new, independent-retailer representatives to the association’s board of directors. Joining the board are Mike Gaumont of McEwen’s Fuels & Fertilizers and Stu Rassmussen of Blair’s Family of Companies.

The board of directors leads the associations activities as it strives to strengthen the ag retail industry in Canada through its advocacy activities and valuable member services. Gaumont and Rassmussen’s appointments to the CAAR board of directors demonstrate the association’s commitment to ensuring that agri-retailers are the majority group represented on the board.

The 2019-20 CAAR Board of Directors

Stan Loewen, TerraLink Horticulture Inc.

Mike Gaumont, McEwen’s Fuels & Fertilizers
Don Kitson, International Raw Materials Ltd., Board and Executive Council Chair
Taylor Olsen, Olds Fertilizers & Agri Services Ltd., Conference Chair
Luke Burton, Simplot

Cathi Douglas, Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Russ Reich, Richardson Pioneer Ltd.
Stu Rassmussen, Blair’s Family of Companies

Theresa Bolton, Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd., Vice Chair
Blaine Cochrane, Shur-Gro Farm Services, Finance Chair
Eric Gregory, BrettYoung

Martin Kiefer, Agrico Canada L.P., Past Chair/Communications & Public Relations Chair

Dave Thompson, Atlantic Agri Business Council/Atlantic Fertilizer Council

Drew Taylor, AGI-Yargus

Thank You to Outgoing Board Member David Dow

The board, along with CAAR staff, would like to thank outgoing board member David Dow of Dow Fertilizers Ltd. Dow was a dedicated board member and the board is grateful for the many contributions he made to the board and to the committees that he chaired.

Join the 2020-21 Board of Directors

Do you want to expand your network, represent your fellow retailers and contribute to the strength of the industry? Take your involvement with CAAR to the next level by joining the CAAR Board of Directors!

If you are interested in putting your name forward, the floor will be open for nominations and the 2020-21 CAAR Board of Directors will be voted on during the AGM on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the CAAR Conference.

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