March 22, 2013
/CNW/ - Members of the Egg Farmers of
this week re-elected
as Chairman of the Board of Directors at EFC's Annual General Meeting.
was first elected EFC Chair by acclamation on
March 23, 2011
on the EFC Board of Directors since 1995. In that time, he served on numerous national standing committees including Audit, Budget, Research, Production Management and Executive. He has been a director of Nova Scotia Egg Producers since 1987.
"It is a testament to Peter's leadership and character that Canadian egg farmers elected him to lead their industry," said
, CEO of Egg Farmers of
. "Under Peter's leadership, and working with the provinces and territories, we've achieved record sales, grown industrial R&D support and implemented model programs for safety and animal care," he added.
is a well‐respected member of the agriculture community in
, where he operates an Annapolis Valley egg farm with his family. He is a member of the Order of
He will chair the 16-member Board of Directors, which is made up of egg farmers from each of the provinces and the
, a representative from the Consumers' Association of
and three representatives from the Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council.
Egg Farmers of
(EFC) is a not-for-profit national organization that forecasts demand for eggs, promotes eggs and develops national standards for egg farming. EFC's goal is to provide Canadians with a secure supply of high quality Canadian-produced eggs.
SOURCE Canadian Egg Marketing Agency