Ed Friesen was re‐elected Chair of the Board of Directors and Cindy Whytock was re‐elected Vice‐Chair at a regularly scheduled Board Meeting of CanWest DHI held January 8th, 2013 in Toronto, following the 32nd Annual Meeting.
A milk producer from Kleefeld, Manitoba, Ed Friesen begins his seventh year on the CanWest DHI Board and third as Chair.
Cindy Whytock, a milk producer from Teeswater, ON begins her sixth year with the CanWest DHI Board and her second as Vice‐Chair.
Joining Ed Friesen and Cindy Whytock on the CanWest Executive Committee are Directors Bouwe Miedema of Enderby, BC and John Wynands of Cardinal, ON.
Elections were also held for Ontario Zone Directors in Zones 1, 2 & 5.
Harold Kress (Lucan, ON) was elected by acclamation as Director, Zone 1 which encompasses the counties of Lambton, Middlesex, Elgin, Huron, Perth, Kent and Essex Counties.
John Bacher (Cayuga, ON) was re‐elected by acclamation as Director, Zone 2 which encompasses the counties of Oxford, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties and Regional Municipalities of Niagara, Hamilton‐Wentworth, Waterloo, Halton and Peel.
John Wynands (Cardinal, ON) was re‐elected by acclamation as Director, Zone 5 which encompasses the counties of Grenville, Dundas, Stormont, Glengarry, Prescott, Russell and Carleton Counties.
CanWest DHI was formed in March 2004 as a partnership of Western Canadian DHI and Ontario DHI and provides herd management services to 4,200 dairy producers from Ontario through British Columbia.
For further information, please contact:
Neil Petreny, General Manager
(519) 824‐2320, ext. 236