Cattlemen’s Young Leaders Mentorship Program announces finalists

Congratulations to the 16 finalists selected for the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Mentorship program.

The finalists were selected at a virtual event in August, where 24 semi-finalists competed for a spot in the program through judged roundtable discussions. Finalists will be given a $2,000 travel budget and be paired with an industry leader for a nine-month mentorship in their areas of interest.

The 2020 finalists include:

  • British Columbia: Andrea van Iterson (Westwold) and Laura Code (Vernon).
  • Alberta: Aydon Almberg (Czar), Iva Harberg (Hay Lakes), Claye Harsany (High River), Dave Slingerland (Coaldale), Mackenzie Argent (Cremona), Katie-Jo Stehr (Lethbridge) and Kaylee Chizawsky (Edmonton).
  • Saskatchewan: Scott Gerbrandt (Swift Current) and Matt Hildebrandt (Rosthern).
  • Manitoba: Sarah Jensen (Arborg) and Laura Plett (Stead).
  • Ontario: Charlene Yungblut (Thorold) and Grace Kuhl (Keady).
  • Prince Edward Island: Greg Stavert (Freetown).

About the author

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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