Director & Regional Rep Roles

AWC Directors govern, make decisions on behalf of, and implement AWC’s strategic direction. Each region may elect up to two eligible producers to act as their Directors. Directors remain in office for three years following the annual region meeting at which they were elected.

Each region may elect up to three eligible producers to act as their Regional Representative (Rep). Regional Reps remain in office for three years following the regional meeting at which they were elected. In their role as Regional Reps, these individuals:

  • Act as the representative for wheat producers in their respective regions
  • Assist with the organization of their regional meeting
  • Provide input to their regional directors and the board
  • Are appointed by the Board to serve a members of Board-established committees
  • May be appointed by the Board to represent the AWC on any external task force, committee, group or organization of which the AWC is a member.

 

Terms of Office

The standard terms of office for Directors and Regional Reps is three years. Directors and Regional Reps may serve a maximum of two, three-year terms. Elections for Directors and Reps rotate each year with Regions 1 and 5, Regions 2 and 4 and Region 3. The Director-at-Large is elected every three years. Visit our Elections page to learn more about electing Directors and Reps.

View our Regions Map to see a listing of our current directors and representatives.

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Chair and Vice-Chair

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Kevin Bender, Chair and director-at-large

Sylvan Lake

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Gary Stanford, Vice-chair

Magrath

Region 1

Board of Directors

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Gary Stanford, Vice-chair

Magrath

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Jason Saunders

Taber

Regional Representatives

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Dave Bishop

Barons

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Arthur Eckert

Duchess

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Jacob Kodde

Coaldale

Region 2

Board of Directors

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Justin Bell

Rosebud

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Hannah Konschuh

Cluny

Regional Representatives

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Jay Schultz

Standard

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Olivia Sederberg

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Devin Hartzler

Didsbury, AB

Region 3

Board of Directors

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Terry Young

Lacombe

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Trevor Petersen

Penhold

Regional Representatives

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Kent Erickson

Irma

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Michael Ammeter

Sylvan Lake

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Jason Lenz

Bentley

Region 4

Board of Directors

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John Wozniak

St. Paul

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Todd Hames

Marwayne

Regional Representatives

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Kendall Freed

Vegreville

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Jeffrey Pasemko

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Bernie Klammer

Region 5

Board of Directors

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Warren Sekulic

Rycroft

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Cole Siegle

Clyde

Regional Representatives

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David Bartlett

Fairview

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Don Borduzak

Stony Plain

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Otto Rottier

Westlock