staff / Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced the appointment of Brenda Schoepp to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) board of directors.
Schoepp, a regular columnist for Alberta Farmer, lives near Rimbey, Alberta, where she is a partner in a cow/calf and rescue horse operation. Schoepp is a published author and professional speaker, and owns and publishes Beeflink, a weekly national newsletter on the strategies of beef and beef cattle marketing.
In 2012, she was awarded the 2012 Nuffield Canada Farming Scholarship, and in 2011, she was a Cattlemen Young Leaders Mentor for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association. In 2006, Schoepp was named by Alberta Venture magazine as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People.