Canadian Western Agribition announces mentees and mentors

Purely Purebred, news from the May 2021 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Clockwise from top left: Alexandra Clarke, Sandra Hessdorfer, Megan Roger, Morgan Follensbee, Anna Karlsson, Ryan Garbarczyk, Grayson Berting, Blaine Lamontagne.

Now entering its third cycle, the Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship Program has announced the mentees and their paired mentors for the 2021-22 fiscal year. 

The Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship program is delivered by Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) and accepts eight applicants into an 18-month mentorship. Mentees are paired with some of the brightest minds and strongest leaders in Canadian agriculture and are exposed to industry knowledge, board and governance training, business education, financial literacy and networking opportunities. 

Mentees and their paired mentors include: Alexandra Clarke, paired with Gerry Hertz; Sandra Hessdorfer, paired with Sara Shymko; Megan Roger, paired with Brett Halstead; Morgan Follensbee, paired with Kim Keller; Blaine Lamontagne, paired with Danny Petty; Grayson Berting, paired with Joe Barnett; Ryan Garbarczyk, paired with Shelley Jones; Anna Karlsson, paired with Heather Deobald. 

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National account manager

Mike Millar

As National account manager for Canadian Cattlemen, I work with all major accounts including equipment manufacturers, ad agency's and national breed associations. When I'm not busy working and promoting Canadian Cattlemen magazine, my family and I are running a purebred herd of Simmental cattle at Grandora, Sask.



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