2018 - 2019 National Farmed Animal Health & Welfare Council Members

Non-Government:

Ed Friesen
Board Member - Dairy Farmers of Canada

Dr. David Fraser
University of British Columbia - Animal Welfare Program

Dr. Barbara Johnstone-Grimmer
Canadian Sheep Federation

Rob McNabb
General Manager, Operations - Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

René Roy
Canadian Pork Council

Marco Volpé
Board Member - Chicken Farmers of Canada

Dr. Jim Fairles
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

Federal Government:

Donald Boucher
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Steven Sternthal
Director General - Centre for Food-borne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Branch Public, Health Agency of Canada

Dr. Debbie Barr
A/Director – Animal Health, Welfare & Biosecurity Division

Provincial/Territorial Governments:

Dr. Jane Pritchard
Director - Plant and Animal Branch - BC Agriculture

Dr. Hélène Trépanier
Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation,

Dr. Richard Rusk
Government of Manitoba, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

Ex Officio:

Dr. Jaspinder Komal
Acting Chief Veterinary Officer for Canada, CFIA