Board Members

Directors Elected April 30th 2017

1. Peter Hicklenton – Waterville 2 – 2019 Chair
2. Andrew Meade – Berwick 1 – 2019 Vice-chair
3. Bruce Wright – South Shore 1 – 2018 Director
4. Valerie VanOostrum – Berwick 1 – 2018 Director
5. Jenny Osburn – Berwick 1 – 2020 Director
6. Ann Anderson – Wolfville 2 – 2018 Director
7. Linda Best – Greenwich 2 – 2018 Director
8. John Webster – New Glasgow 1 – 2019 Director
9. Chris Atwood – Yarmouth 2 – 2019 Director
10. Leslie Brown – Halifax 1 – 2018 Director
11. Sherry Redden – Halifax 1 – 2020 Director
12. Dave Oulton – Windsor 1 – 2020 Independent Director
13. Johana Kwackernaak – Berwick 1 – 2020 Director
14. Aaron Eisses – Halifax 1 – 2020 Director

Dr. Bruce Wright – Director

Dr. Bruce Wright joined the board of FarmWorks in 2014. Bruce has held various Pathology positions over the past 20 years in Halifax and abroad, …

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Valerie VanOosturm – Director

B Commerce 1997 Saint Mary’s University. For the past 18 years working at Just Us! …

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Chris Atwood – Director

Chris has been the Executive Director of the Yarmouth Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) since …

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Aaron Eisses, Director

I was raised on a dairy farm in Colchester County, Nova Scotia. Growing up on the …

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Jenny Osburn – Director

Jenny Osburn found a passion for cooking very early in life. Learning at her mother’s side, she learned to appreciate the delicious flavours of fresh …

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Dave Oulton – Independent Director

David Oulton is a Hants County farmer who has been raising purebred beef …

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Sherry Redden – Director

Sherry grew up in Windsor, NS, spending as much time as possible at her Grandparents subsistence …

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Leslie Brown – Director

Full Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax NS (1983-present). Ph.D., University …

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Peter Hicklenton, Chair

Peter was first elected director of FarmWorks in April of 2014 having previously served …

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Andrew Meade – Vice Chair

Attorney at Law, Turks and Caicos Islands, (Inactive); Barrister and Solicitor, Alberta, Canada (Inactive); Self Employed – small …

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John Webster – Director

 

John Webster grew up on a 150 acre mixed farm on PEI, focused on beef.  He has stayed closely connected to the farm community there …

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Johanna Kwakernaak, Director

I am interested in the work of FarmWorks based on my personal experience and a strong …

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Linda Best, Treasurer

Founding Member, Co-chair and Treasurer of FarmWorks,  Chair Friends of Agriculture in …

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Ann Anderson, Secretary

 

Educator, Wolfville Community Foundation, Friends of Agriculture

FarmWorks is for me one way of helping preserve what I …

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