OTTAWA, March 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Members of the Egg Farmers of Canada this
week re-elected Peter Clarke as Chairman of the Board of Directors at
EFC's Annual General Meeting.
Peter Clarke was first elected EFC Chair by acclamation on March 23,
2011 after representing Nova Scotia on the EFC Board of Directors since
1995. In that time, he served on numerous national standing committees
including Audit, Budget, Research, Production Management and Executive.
He has been a director of Nova Scotia Egg Producers since 1987.
"It is a testament to Peter's leadership and character that Canadian egg
farmers elected him to lead their industry," said Tim Lambert, CEO of
Egg Farmers of Canada. "Under Peter's leadership, and working with the
provinces and territories, we've achieved record sales, grown
industrial R&D support and implemented model programs for safety and
animal care," he added.
Peter Clarke is a well‐respected member of the agriculture community in
Nova Scotia, where he operates an Annapolis Valley egg farm with his
family. He is a member of the Order of Nova Scotia.
He will chair the 16-member Board of Directors, which is made up of egg
farmers from each of the provinces and the Northwest Territories, a
representative from the Consumers' Association of Canada and three
representatives from the Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council.
Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) is a not-for-profit national organization
that forecasts demand for eggs, promotes eggs and develops national
standards for egg farming. EFC's goal is to provide Canadians with a
secure supply of high quality Canadian-produced eggs.
SOURCE: Canadian Egg Marketing Agency
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