Alberta Barley’s board of directors has re-elected Jason Lenz as chair and Dave Bishop as vice-chair. Lenz has been with Alberta Barley since becoming a delegate in 2009 and farms 2,500 acres of canola, wheat, barley, and fababeans near Bentley and also has a small cow-calf herd.
Bishop, who farms near Barons, has been a director since 2014 and is also on the executive of the Grain Growers of Canada board. Region 2 director Jeff Nielsen and director-at-large Terry James were up for re-election and won by acclamation.
Other returning directors are Shane Debock (director-at-large), Bryan Adam (Region 5), Brian Sewell (Region 2), Ed Tollefson (Region 6), and Neil Gorda (Region 4).