The Canola Council of Canada announced on April 18 that Jim Everson has been selected as the next Canola Council of Canada President.

Everson served as vice president of Government Relations at the Canola Council from 2008 to 2015, where he represented the canola industry’s interests in trade, market access and regulatory affairs. He was also the executive director of the Canadian Oilseed Processors Association and executive director of Soy Canada.

“I’m very excited about the opportunity to work with the tremendous team at the Canola Council; a remarkably talented staff and committed, focused Board of Directors,” says Everson. “I look forward to returning to the Council and being part of the continued growth and success of the canola industry.”

He will be assuming the role once transition arrangements are finalized.

Click here to read the full press release from Canola Council of Canada.

Related Articles

  • 2019 Advancing Women in Ag Conference Women in all areas of ag can make meaningful new connections, grow their skills and share their passion for the industry at the 2019 Advancing Women in Ag Conference. The annual event, split into a “west” confere...
  • AIM 2019: Observations and Confirmations From Mitch Rezansoff, Executive Director of CAAR: At Ag in Motion, it was clear to me that suppliers of seed, fertilizer, crop protection, technologies and equipment are jockeying to position themselves as leaders a...
  • Environmental Stewardship at Ag in Motion Ag in Motion kicks off today, it is the largest agricultural trade show in Western Canada, providing a venue for progressive farmers who want to see and experience the latest agricultural innovations. This year, visi...
  • What to See and Do this Summer We all know that summer is a valuable time to take in education opportunities, network with peers and enjoy a change of scenery through the many events going on across the country. Check out CAAR's Events Page for de...
  • Save the Date: 4R Manitoba Field Tour CAAR invites its Manitoba members to join Fertilizer Canada and Double Diamond Farm Supply to see the 4R principles in action and learn about integrating 4R into the Manitoba environment at the 4R Manitoba Summer Fie...

Join the discussion...

You must be logged in as a CAAR member to comment.