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Back Row: (left to right) Andrew Lovell, NB; Fred Steele, BC; Robert Purton, SK; Brian Gilroy, ON; Jocelyn St-Denis, QC; Adrian Huisman, ON. Front Row: (left to right) Bar Hayre, BC; Beth Connery, MB; Rebecca Lee, CHC Executive Director, ON; Alvin Keenan, President, PEI; Keith Kuhl, MB; Stephanie Levasseur, QC; Peter Swetnam, NS. (Photo: Jody Mott)

CHC names new president, board

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) named its new president and board of directors for 2017-2018.

Alvin Keenan of Prince Edward Island is new CHC president for the 2017-2018 term. Keenan started working with CHC in 1983. Since that time, he has advocated on a wide range of issues, including trade and marketing, labour, and crop protection. He currently operates Rollo Bay Potatoes with his brother Ray and their families. They are dedicated to quality, care for the environment, and incorporating the newest and most innovative technology into their operations.

Board members for 2017-2018:

President: Alvin Keenan

Past President: Keith Kuhl

British Columbia: Bar Hayre (second vice-president); Fred Steele

Prairies: Beth Connery; Robert Purton

Ontario: Brian Gilroy (first vice-president); Adrian Huisman

Quebec: Stéphanie Levasseur; Jocelyn St-Denis

Maritimes: Peter Swetnam; Andrew Lovell

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