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AIC announces members of the Steering Committee for the Call for a National Strategy for Agri-Food Research and Innovation

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is pleased to announce that members for the Steering Committee for a Call for a National Strategy for Agri-Food Research and Innovation have been selected.

The members of the committee are representatives of a good portion of the agri-food sector.  More will be added soon.

The fact that the members of the steering committee include members and non-members of AIC reflect the organization’s commitment to a broad representation of the agri-food eco-system.

The members include:

  • Ian Affleck, Vice President, Plant Biotechnology, CropLife Canada
  • Andrea Brocklebank, Executive Director, Beef Cattle Reseach Council
  • Trish Henderson, United Farmers of Alberta
  • Marie-France MacKinnon, Vice-President, Public Affairs & Communications, Canadian Meat Council,
  • Martin Scanlon, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences, University of Manitoba, Member, Deans Council – Agriculture, Food & Veterinary Medicine
  • Natisha Stashko, Executive Director, Smart Agriculture and Food, Alberta Innovates,
  • Steven Webb, CEO, Global Institute for Food Security.

The Steering Committee will be chaired by AIC’s CEO, Serge Buy.

For further information, contact Brittany Botting,