Committee Leadership

 

Committee Leadership (elections to be held)

Biotechnology Committee (July 2017)
Chair:
Darrel Armstrong, Monsanto
Vice-Chair: Jennifer Hubert, Syngenta
Secretary: Kent Hall, Bayer
Board Liaison: Doug Alderman
CSTA Staff: Crosby Devitt
Corn, Soybeans & Eastern Cereals Committee (November 2018)
Chair:  Rick Van Laecke, Horizon Seeds
Vice-Chair: Phil Bailey, SeCan
Secretary: Sean Dawe, Syngenta
Board Liaison: Marty Vermey
CSTA Staff: Teresa Neuman
Forage and Turf Committee (November 2017)
Chair: Scott Bowman, Speare Seeds
Vice-Chair: Erick Lutterotti, Gold Medal Seeds
Secretary:
Christian Duchesneau, Synagri
Board Liaison:
Darrell Dziver
CSTA Staff: Crosby Devitt
Intellectual Property Committee (July 2018)
Chair: Bert Innes, Eagle Biotechnology
Vice-Chair: Colin Smith, Labonte Seed
Secretary: Carol Saunders, Dow AgroSciences
Board Liaison: Todd Hyra
CSTA Staff: Teresa Neuman
International Committee (November 2017)
Chair:
Darrel Dziver, Brett Young
Vice-Chair:
Kevin McCallum, DL Seeds
Secretary:
Alfonso Parra, Bayer CropScience
Board Liaison:
Ellen Sparry
CSTA Staff: Dave Carey
Oilseeds, Pulses & Western Cereals Committee (July 2017)
Chair: Darcy Pawlik, Syngenta
Vice-Chair: Denise Schmidt, FP Genetics
Secretary: Brad Hamblin, Manitoba Seed Growers
Board Liaison: George Lammertsen
CSTA Staff: Crosby Devitt
Seed Applied Technologies Committee (November 2017)
Chair: Scott Ewert, Syngenta
Vice-Chair: Brent Collins, Bayer CropScience
Secretary:  Curtis Van Laecke, Horizon Seeds
Board Liaison: Duane Johnson
CSTA Staff: Dave Carey
The Eastern & Western Researchers Committees have been merged to one group that meets by webinar.
Co-chairs:
Kimiko Epp, Hytech Production & Ellen Sparry, C&M Seeds
Chair Secretary:  Kevin McNaughton, HyTech Production