Board of Directors and Staff 2015/2016. Back: Matt Setzkorn, Norman Ragetlie, Dave Copeland, Frank Shaw, Melissa Watkins, Bernard Pope. Front: Bethanee Jensen, Mark Reusser, Krista Long. Absent: Larry Rosevear, Stas Shulist, Melanie Williams.
|Norman Ragetlie, Chair
Norm is the Director of Policy and Stakeholder Engagement at the Rural Ontario
|Bernard Pope, Vice Chair; Chair of Policy and Education Committee
Bernard is the Executive Director of Ontario Farmland Preservation, and the
Vice President of the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture.
|Frank Shaw, Secretary; Chair of Governance Sub-Committee
Frank is a former Executive Manager (Ontario Public Service), century farm
owner in Norfolk County, managed forest owner in Bruce County, sits on
the Board of Governors for the Ontario Land Trust Alliance and also serves
on the Board of the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust.
|Bethanee Jensen, Treasurer; Executive Committee Member
Bethany is a sheep farmer, and Treasurer with the Christian Farmers Federation
| Dave Copeland, Chair of Fundraising Committee
Dave is a retired business consultant.
|Larry Rosevear, Chair of Land Securement and Stewardship Committee
Larry is a real estate appraiser and consultant.
| Mark Reusser
Mark is a turkey farmer in Waterloo Region and an Executive Member of the
Board of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture.
Stas is a 2nd Generation Mixed Organic Farmer in Renfrew County.
Aloma is a strategic innovation and communications professional and
the President of Bioconsult Inc.
Melanie is the Principal Planner (Agriculture), Region of Peel
David is a social venture capital fund manager at the Royal Bank of Canada.