2018 - 2019 National Farmed Animal Health & Welfare Council Members


Ed Friesen
Board Member - Dairy Farmers of Canada

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

Colleen McElwain
Canadian Animal Health Institute

Rob McNabb - Co-Chair
Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

Dr. 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
Director – Animal Health, Welfare & Biosecurity Division

Provincial/Territorial Governments:

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

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

Dr. Nicole Wanamaker
Chief Veterinary Officer for New Brunswick, New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries

Ex Officio:

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