Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council
Doug Sawyer currently runs a cow/calf and horse operation in Central Alberta and has over 30 years of experience working within the livestock industry. Doug has served on national and provincial agricultural boards and committees related to beef production, traceability, animal welfare, and the environment for over 22 years.
Julie grew up on a mixed farm and has been involved in the agriculture industry her entire life. Prior to becoming an industry consultant Julie was instrumental in the development and implementation of the National Livestock Identification and Traceability System for Animal Health and Food Safety in Canada. Before this, Julie managed a number of programs for industry organizations primarily focused on Genetic Improvement, Research and Education, and Value Chain initiatives.
An experienced agricultural professional with first-hand experience as a farm operator and manager, Trish has been a member of many agriculture industry organizations and is currently a director with the United Farmers of Alberta.