Congratulations to the New OFA President
Congratulations to the Ontario Farming Association’s newest president Peggy Brekveld! Peggy Brekveld has been elected as OFA’s 32nd President and the third female President in the organization’s history.
Excerpt from the OFA Press Release:
Peggy is a northern Ontario farmer and has previously held the position of Vice President of OFA for six years. Along with her presidency, Peggy will also hold the position of OFA’s Director-at-Large. Apart from her role at OFA, Peggy serves as Vice President of the Agricultural Adaptation Council. Recently recognized as one of the six 2020 Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture, Peggy and her family own and operate Woodstar Farm, a 75-cow dairy operation near Thunder Bay. She is known as an advocate for diversity in the agriculture sector and will prove to be a strong female role model for the organization.
You can read more about the OFA’s recent election in their press release here: https://ofa.on.ca/newsroom/ofa-board-of-directors-elect-peggy-brekveld-as-the-organizations-new-president/#:~:text=Peggy%20Brekveld%20has%20been%20elected,President%20in%20the%20organization’s%20history.