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Governance

Board of Directors 2023-24

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

CASA is governed by a Board of Directors made up of seven people elected by its members, who represent various sectors of the farming community. Members of the Board of Directors are elected for a three-year term. The president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer are elected annually by the board of directors.

Peter Sykanda

Chair

Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Guelph, ON

Term ends October 2024

Jonathan Giret

Vice Chair

Elite Agri Solutions Inc.

Glencoe, ON 

Term ends October 2025

Bruce James

Treasurer

AGI

Saskatoon, SK, 

Term ends October 2025

Shelley Kirychuk

Secretary

Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health

Saskatoon, SK

Term ends October 2026

Dean Anderson



Guelph, ON

Term ends October 2024

Wendy Bennett

AgSafe

Langley, BC 

Term ends October 2024

Trevor Whalley

AgSafe

Langley, BC 

Term ends October 2026

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Past Chairs of CASA’s Board of Directors

  • Dan Trottier
    2021-22 & 2022-23
  • Carolyn Van Den Heuvel
    2019-20 & 2020-21
  • Wendy Bennett
    2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19
  • Dean Anderson
    2014-15
  • Denis Bilodeau
    2013-14
  • Dean Anderson
    2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, & 2012-13
  • Bruce Johnson
    2007-08 & 2008-09
  • Glen Blahey
    2004-05, 2005-06 & 2006-07
  • Judy Guernsey
    2002-03 & 2003-04
  • Cathy Vanstone
    1999-2000 & 2000-01
  • Bob Allen
    1996-97, 1997-98 & 1998-99
  • James Dosman
    1993-94, 1994-95 & 1995-96

Board of Directors 2023-24

FarmSafe Foundation

The FarmSafe Foundation is led by a Board of Directors composed of a cross-section of the agricultural industry. Board members are appointed by the CASA Board to represent CASA’s charitable wing.

Dean Anderson

Chair

Erin McGregor

Vice Chair
Stewardship and Policy Manager for Syngenta Canada

Andrea Lear

Secretary/Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

Jim Feeny

Communications Consultant

Stéphan Paillé

Industry Relations Manager for FCC

Tabitha Boot

Head of Communications & Industry Relations BASF Canada, Agricultural Solutions

Position Vacant

Past Chairs of FarmSafe Foundation’s Board of Directors

  • Dean Anderson
    2017–Present
  • Bruce Johnson
    2015–16
  • Bruce Johnson
    2014–15
  • Bruce Johnson
    2013–14
  • Bruce Johnson
    2012–13