The Canadian Limousin Association (CLA) held the CLA 48th Annual General Meeting in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on July 29, 2017 in conjunction with the Canadian Junior Limousin Association Impact Show.
At this Annual General Meeting, there were four Director positions up for election as President Terry Hepper (Saskatchewan) had completed two 3 year terms and was ineligible for re-election, Director Jim Richmond (Alberta) had completed two 3 year terms and was ineligible for re-election, Director Mark Angus (Manitoba) had resigned after completing two years of his first 3 year term, and Director Erin Kishkan (British Columbia) had completed one 3 year term and was eligible for re-election to the Board.
Five individuals allowed their names to stand for election: Dan Darling (Ontario), Mike Geddes (Ontario), Erin Kishkan (British Columbia), Amanda Matthews-Haywood (Alberta), and Cody Miller (Alberta). Three 3 year terms were available, as well as one 1 year term replacing Mark Angus. Of the four individuals elected, the person with the least number of votes of those four is to serve the 1 year term with the ability to run for re-election for a 3 year term at the next Annual General Meeting.
The individuals elected to the CLA Board of Directors are:
Following the Annual General Meeting, the CLA Board of Directors held a board meeting to elect the Executive of the CLA. Erin Kishkan (British Columbia) was elected as President. Eric Boon (Saskatchewan) was re-elected as Vice-President and Bill Zwambag (Ontario) was re-elected as Treasurer. Tim Andrew (Alberta), Joe Cooper (Nova Scotia), and Matthew Heleniak (Ontario) remain as Directors.
The Canadian Limousin Association sincerely thanks Terry Hepper for his leadership and dedication as President, as well as Jim Richmond and Mark Angus for their time on the Board. We welcome the new Directors and look forward to what lies ahead for the leadership of the Canadian Limousin Association!
At the Annual General Meeting, the following proposed by-law amendments were all approved. They will not be effective until approved by the Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.