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WHAT IS THE P.E.I. AGRICULTURE SECTOR COUNCIL?
The PEI Agriculture Sector Council is a non-profit organization which provides a vehicle for effective industry participation in identifying and addressing human resource issues in the agriculture industry. The mandate of the Council is to undertake activities that will enhance the industry's image to attract and retain skilled workers and thereby increasing its competitiveness in the marketplace. The Council will inspire the development of young leaders and entrepreneurs in P.E.I with employability skills that will enhance the competitiveness and workforce capacities of P.E.I's agriculture and food sector and help build public trust.

The P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council works in partnership with the agricultural industry on the Island, the P.E.I. Association of Sector Councils, and representatives of governments and institutions, to increase the investment of targeted human resources to support a well-trained and available workforce within the agricultural industry of Prince Edward Island. The Council manages the delivery of agriculture education across P.E.I by facilitating and administering Agriculture in the Classroom-PEI. The Board composition represents a diverse group of agricultural organizations, commodity groups, labour and educational institutions.

Mission:
The PEI Agriculture Sector Council represents agricultural organizations and related groups providing collective leadership, public trust and education on agricultural human resource issues. Through promotion, education(including Agriculture in the Classroom-PEI & PEI
 Agriculture Awareness Committee), skills training, and  agriculture awareness, the Council seeks a skilled, sustainable agricultural workforce on P.E.I. 

2017-2018 P.E.I. AGRICULTURE SECTOR COUNCIL EXECUTIVE

Chair
Darryl Wallace

Secretary
Mike Delaney

Vice Chair
Greg Stavert

Treasurer
William Brander


2018 - 2019 P.E.I. AGRICULTURE SECTOR COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture-Farmer
 

Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture
Tracy Kittleson
Truro, NS

P.E.I. Cattle Producers
Derek Annema
Ebenezer

P.E.I. Horticultural Association

Grain Growers of PEI
Michael Delaney
Summerside

Ex Officio

Worker's Compensation Board
Tara Huestis

P.E.I. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Suzanne MacNeill 
O'Leary

P.E.I. National Farmers Union-Farmer
Elwin Wyand
Hunter River

P.E.I. Young Farmers Association
Greg Stavert
Summerside

P.E.I. Wild Blueberry Growers' Association


Dairy Farmers of P.E.I.
Tyler Howard
Springfield

Farm Labour
William Brander
Kensington

P.E.I Potato Board
Daryl Wallace
O'Leary

Farm Labour
 

Atlantic Vet College
Zoe Little
Charlottetown

P.E.I. AGRICULTURE SECTOR COUNCIL STAFF

Executive Director
Laurie Loane

Administrative Coordinator
Robin MacLeod

CONTACT INFORMATION
P.E.I. Agriculture Sector Council
420 University Avenue
Farm Centre, Suite 113
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7Z5
phone: 902- 892-1091, 1-866-892-1091 (toll free)
fax: 902-892-1891
email: info@peiagsc.ca