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Governance

A registered non-profit organization, the name of the Society is the British Columbia Association of Agricultural Fairs and Exhibitions (BC Fairs).   The purposes of the Society are:

  1. To encourage and support the activities of the membership.
  2. To provide leadership, resources and services to all members while keeping them informed of innovations in the industry.
  3. To liaise with government and advise members of impending changes of legislation that will affect their operations.
  4. To hold an annual meeting for the exchange of mutually beneficial information.
  5. To advance the education and encourage the participation of youth in agriculture through 4-H and other youth programs.
  6. To educate the public about agriculture in their communities and throughout the province through agricultural fairs and events.

Officers

Executive Director

Janine Saw

#20 – 16655 64th Avenue
Surrey, BC V3S 3V1

Phone: 778-574-4082
Fax: 778-574-4082
E-mail: jbsaw@bcfairs.ca

 

Executive Committee

Tom Harter
President

4184 Noble Road
Armstrong, BC V2R 5C7

Phone: 250-309-2315
E-mail: pth111@telus.net

Karen Streeter
1st Vice President

#4 – 2300 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7

Phone: 250-739-4470
E-mail: kstreeter@viex.ca

Ann Siddall
2nd Vice President

PO Box 32
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8T9

Phone: 250-723-9648
E-mail: asiddall@telus.net

Pamela Brenner
Finance Chair

4306 York Street
Chilliwack, BC V2R 5C7

Phone: 604-823-2109
E-mail: pabrenner@shaw.ca

 

Directors

Keith Currie

4955 Thompson Clark Dr
West Bowser, BC
V0R 1G0

Phone: 250-757-8230
E-mail: islandkeith@shaw.ca

Ben James

6138 Portland St
Burnaby, BC V5J 2S2

Phone: 604-433-1130
E-mail: ben@laughinglogger.com

Shari Paterson

7380 Trans Canada Hwy
Duncan, BC V9L 6B1

Phone: 250-748-0822
E-mail: cowex@shaw.ca

Allison Bowers

1237 Pratt Road
Qualicum Beach, BC
V9K 1W5

Phone: 250-228-1801
E-mail: ab1471@gmail.com

Sylvia Layzell

329 Beech Crescent,
Prince George, BC
V2N 1K8

Phone: 250-640-3313
Email:
Sylvia-bcne@outlook.com

 

Committees

2018 Executive Committee
Tom Harter, President
Karen Streeter, 1st Vice President
Ann Siddall, 2nd Vice President
Pamela Brenner, Treasurer

 

Governance Committee

Bylaws & Policies
Pamela Brenner, Chair
Allison Bowers, Co-Chair
Finance
Pamela Brenner, Chair
Shari Paterson, Co-Chair
Fundraising
Keith Currie, Chair
Sylvia Layzell, Co-Chair
Government Relations
Tom Harter, Chair
Ann Siddall, Co-Chair
Karen Streeter, Co-Chair
Membership
Tarah Hauser, Chair
Sylvia Layzell, Co-Chair

Operational Committee

Provincial Conference
Ann Siddall, Chair
Shari Paterson, Co-Chair
Education & Resources
Allison Bowers, Chair
Sylvia Layzel, Co-Chair
Karen Streeter, Co-Chair
Communications & Promotions
Karen Streeter, Chair
Keith Currie, Co-Chair
Shari Paterson, Co-Chair
Youth Engagement
Allison Bowers, Chair
Ann Siddall, Co-Chair
Karen Streeter, Co-Chair

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