Todd Lewis elected President of APAS for 2017
December 1, 2016 Regina: The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) Board of Directors elected Todd Lewis, APAS Representative for RM of Lajord #128, as President for the 2016-2017 year. Todd farms at Gray SK with his family.
Mr. Lewis replaces Norm Hall, who retires after serving five years as President.
The Board also elected Norm Hall and Ian Boxall of Tisdale as Vice –Presidents. for the Association.
“APAS is very much a team, and I am very honoured to take over from Norm as leader of our team”, said Mr. Lewis. “Norm has done a tremendous job to raise the profile of our industry and our organization, and that is essential work that we plan to continue.” Lewis concluded.
At the Annual General Meeting, APAS Representatives elected the following individuals to the APAS Board of Directors:
District 1 Arlynn Kurtz RM of Fertile Belt, #183
Marion McBride RM of Moosomin #121
District 2 Todd Lewis RM of Lajord #128
Terry Anthony RM of Baildon #131
District 3 Don Connick RM of Carmichaeal, #109
Rick Jensen RM of Webb #138
District 4 Norm Hall RM of Emerald #277
Ian Boxall RM of Connaught #457
District 5 Donavon Block RM of Leroy, #339
Mickey Palfy RM of Viscount #341
District 6 Jeff Simpson RM of Grandview #349
Jeremy Welter RM of Mariposa #350
Members of four policy committees – Economic, Trade & Strategic Growth; Grains & Oilseeds; Livestock and Land & Environment – were also appointed for 2016.
APAS is Saskatchewan’s general farm organization formed to provide farmers and ranchers with a democratically elected, grassroots, non-partisan, producer organization based on rural municipal boundaries. As the united voice of thousands of agricultural producers in Saskatchewan, we strive to represent the views of a wide variety of agricultural stakeholders in order to form comprehensive policies that can benefit all sectors of society.
For more information, please call APAS 306-530 3886