Limousin breeders elect board of directors

Purely Purebred with Mike Millar: News about you from the September 30, 2019 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

Canadian Limousin Association members elected their board of directors this summer at their AGM in Sask­atoon (l. to r.): Laura Ecklund (interim GM), Carey Hirschfeld (director), Cody Miller (treasurer), Dan Darling (director), Wayne Burgess (vice-president), Matthew Heleniak (director), Erin Kishkan (past president), Amanda Matthews-Haywood (president). Missing: Joe Cooper and Mike Geddes.

The Canadian Limousin Association is excited to have Amanda Matthews-Haywood of Bragg Creek, Alta., serve as president. She represents a family history of board involvement and is the third generation of Highland Stock Farms to be elected as president of the CLA. The first was her grandfather, Donald C. Matthews, in 1981, followed by her dad, Robert C. Matthews, in 2004-05. The Matthews family were also founding members of the association 50 years ago.

The Canadian Junior Limousin Association annual general meeting was held on July 18, 2019, in conjunction with the Canadian Junior Limousin Association Impact Show in Saskatoon, Sask. Jocelyn Kennedy and Sienna Bohrson were elected to the board of directors, joining an all-female board for the first time for the 2019-20 year. The entire board includes: Samantha Kennedy (president), Omemee, Ont.; Cheyenne Porter (vice-president), Wainwright, Alta.; Madi Lewis (secretary), Meaford, Ont.; Jackie Wismer (treasurer), Killam, Alta.; Jocelyn Kennedy (press reporter), Omemee, Ont.; and directors-at-large Kaitlyn Davey of Westbourne, Man., and Sienna Bohrson of Hanley, Sask.

Canadian Junior Limousin Association board of directors (l. to r.): Sienna Bohrson, Cheyenne Porter, Madi Lewis, Jackie Wismer, Samantha Kennedy, Jocelyn Kennedy and CJLA co-ordinator Laura Ecklund. photo: Supplied

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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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