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People are the most important part of our organization. Our dedicated Board of Directors and highly skilled staff continuously work to improve and sustain the Canadian egg industry.

Board of Directors

Egg Farmers of Canada is led by a 16-member Board of Directors that is made up of egg farmers from each province and the Northwest Territories and four industry stakeholders. These stakeholders include a representative of the Consumers’ Association of Canada and three representatives from the Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council. The Board elects a Chairman of the Board, and the members of the Executive Committee.

Chairman of the Board: Peter Clarke

Joe Kleinsasser
Walter Siemens
British Columbia
Kurt Siemens
David Coburn
New Brunswick
Joseph R. W. Smallwood III
Newfoundland and Labrador
John Penner
Northwest Territories
Glen Jennings
Nova Scotia
Roger Pelissero
Leith Murray
Prince Edward Island
Emmanuel Destrijker
Regan Sloboshan
Wayne Beggs
Consumers’ Association of Canada
Claude Dulude
Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council (Grading)
Mike Vanderpol
Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council (Processing)
Brad Lawson
Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council (Hatcheries)


Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides strategic guidance and determines when certain issues require discussion at the Board level. The Executive is comprised of our Chairman of the Board and three members representing Western Canada, Central Canada and Atlantic Canada.

Peter Clarke
Chairman of the Board

Roger Pelissero
Central Canada
1st Vice-Chair

John Penner
Western Canada
2nd Vice-Chair

Glen Jennings
Atlantic Canada
Executive Member

Leadership Team

Tim Lambert
Chief Executive Officer

Neil Newlands, PLog
Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Polianski, CA
Chief Financial Officer

Alison Evans
Director, Corporate and Public Affairs

Bonnie Cohen, MSc, RD
Director, Marketing and Nutrition

Judi Bundrock, MBA
Director, International Trade Policy

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