For the past 25 years the Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) has been an industry-led organization focused on funding programs that stimulate growth and opportunity for Ontario's agriculture and agri-food industry. 
 
On December 3, 2020, the AAC membership, board and staff met virtually for our annual general meeting (AGM) to celebrate 25 years. 

At the AGM, the AAC membership elected the following individuals to serve on the 2020-2021 AAC board of directors. And at the inaugural board meeting, following the AGM, the new board elected the 2020-2021 executive committee, as noted below.

  • Chair: Chris Hiemstra, Other Industries/Commodity Groups
  • Vice Chair: Ed Scharringa, General Farm Interest
  • Treasurer: Dennis Fischer, Livestock
  • Secretary: Sara Wood, Youth-at-Large
  • Doug Alexander, Agri-business/Retail/Food Processor
  • Peggy Brekveld, General Farm Interest
  • Keith Black, Grains/Seeds/Oilseeds/Specialty Crops
  • Ray Duc, Horticulture 
  • Joe Hill, Livestock
  • Cor Kaptyn, Supply Management 
  • Ruth Knight, Other Organizations 
  • Jamie Payton, Grains/Seeds/Oilseeds/Specialty Crops 
  • Mark Wales, Horticulture 
  • Henry Wydeven, Supply Management

Click here to read more about the AGM.