Sask Pork ushers in two new members to Board of Directors

Nov 27, 2023

Sask Pork has introduced its 2023-2025 Board of Directors. Acclaimed in October, the new Board was officially introduced at Sask Pork’s Annual General Meeting on November 8, 2023 in Saskatoon.

Board of Directors members are: John Beckton (Brock Stock Farm Ltd.); Jason Hofer (Spring Lake Farming Co. Ltd); Dickson Gould (The Progressive Group of Companies Inc.); Daryl Possberg (Polar Pork Farms); Toby Tschetter (Star City Farming); and Darrin Duell (Olymel).

The new Board gathered for the first time on Monday where the new executives were elected. Toby Tschetter will resume as elected Chairman, Daryl Possberg takes over as Vice-Chair and John Beckton remains as Audit Chair.

Sask Pork General Manager Mark Ferguson said he is excited to work with this new Board.

“I’m looking forward to working alongside these members to build on what we’ve already accomplished and push forward on new and exciting ventures that will have positive impacts on the pork industry,” Ferguson said.

“We’d also like to extend our gratitude to Casey Smit and Jay McGrath for their hard work and contribution to the industry as Sask Pork Board members,” he added.

Sask Pork represents the province’s hog farmers who market over 2 million hogs annually. The pork industry is committed to being a preferred supplier of high quality, competitively priced pork products and swine genetics for the global marketplace.

Working on behalf of producers, Sask Pork focuses on issues important to long term production and sustainability including on-farm food safety, animal care, swine research and environmental matters, product promotion and consumer education.  Saskatchewan’s hog industry accounts for thousands of direct and indirect jobs and contributes significantly to the local economy in both rural and urban areas.
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Source : Saskpork
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