CHC announces new president, board of directors
April 3, 2017 By Canadian Horticulture Council
April 3, 2017, Ottawa, Ont – The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) recently presented its new president and board of Directors for 2017-2018.
CHC’s board of directors appointed Alvin Keenan, of Prince Edward Island, as president for the 2017-2018 term. Keenan started working with CHC in 1983. Since that time, he has advocated on a wide range of issues, including trade and marketing, labour, and crop protection. He currently operates Rollo Bay Potatoes with his brother, Ray, and their families. They are dedicated to quality, care for the environment, and incorporating the newest and most innovative technology into their operations. Alvin inherits the presidency from Keith Kuhl, who held the position from 2013-2017.
Several new members were appointed to CHC’s board of directors for the 2017-2018 term. The full listing of board members for 2017-2018 is as follows:
President – Alvin Keenan
Past President – Keith Kuhl
- Bar Hayre (second vice-president)
- Fred Steele
- Beth Connery
- Robert Purton
- Brian Gilroy (first vice-president)
- Adrian Huisman
- Stéphanie Levasseur
- Jocelyn St-Denis
- Peter Swetnam
- Andrew Lovell
The CHC and its members is looking forward to continued success working with Alvin Keenan and its new board of directors.
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