Board Members

Directors Elected April 29th 2018

1 Johana Kwakernaak – Berwick 1 – 2020 Chair
2 Andrew Meade – Woodville2 2 – 2022 Vice-Chair
3 Ginny Point – Black River 1 – 2021 Secretary
4 Linda Best – Greenwich Ex Officio Treasurer
5 Ann Anderson – Wolfville Ex Officio Director
6 Murray Coolican – Halifax 1 – 2022 Director
7 Ruphina Kaulback – Wolfville 1 – 2022 Director
8 Joe MacEachern – Halifax, Antigonish 2 – 2022 Director
9 Aaron Eisses – Halifax 1 – 2020 Director
10 Jenny Osburn – Berwick 1 – 2020 Director
11 Dave Oulton – Windsor 1 – 2020 Director
12 Amin Tran, Windsor 1 – 2020 Director
13 Leslie Brown – Halifax 2 – 2021 Director
14 Keith Rudderham – Point Edward, Halifax 1 – 2021 Director
15 Rosemary Murphy – Antigonish 1 – 2021 Director

Ginny Point – Treasurer

Ginny Point has a long standing interest in agriculture and healthy food. It started years ago when …

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Robert MacEachern – Director

Robert MacEachern grew up in the Antigonish area and currently lives with his wife and children in Halifax …

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Rosemary Murphy – Director

I was raised on the shores of St. George’s Bay, outside of Antigonish, NS, …

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Murray Coolican – Director

Murray Coolican has held leadership positions in not?for?profit, government, political and private sectors. He has worked in the energy …

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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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Amin Tran – Independent Director

Amin was born in Ottawa, raised on the west coast, …

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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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Ruphina Kaulback, Director

 

Ruphina Kaulback: I received my Chartered Accountant designation in 2009 after being home with …

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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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Keith Rudderham – Director

Keith Rudderham, Lt.-Col., is a Point Edward, Cape Breton farmer and Commanding Officer of the Cape Breton …

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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, Founding Director

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

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Ann Anderson, Founding Director

Educator, Friends of Agriculture
FarmWorks is for me one way of helping preserve what I …

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