A fourth generation farmer, Greg farms 4700 acres of canola, wheat and some peas together with his wife and two sons.
In addition to 30 years of farming experience, Greg has also completed both the NAIT petroleum engineering technology and the Lakeland College Vocational Ag programs. He considers education a constant process, and stays well-informed on current news, leading edge farm technology and new trends in order to not only improve and grow his own farm operation, but to enable him to contribute and add value to the industry as well.
He served 12 years on and is a past Chair of the Alberta Canola Producers Commission, was a Director on the Western Canada Wheat Growers, and the Agriculture & Food Council, and he is currently Chair of the Alberta Grains Council.
Greg prides himself on being a proactive, strategic and solutions-based thinker. He is passionate about working with others to make a difference, and helping make agriculture a better industry through knowledge and accountability. In his role as an AWC director, Greg looks forward to helping enhance Alberta’s wheat industry by encouraging and supporting strategic investment, and increasing producer profitability through enhanced production practices, creative marketing and developing partnerships to form producer, private and public investment in wheat breeding.