NFU Region 8 Convention

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:30 - 18:00

You are invited to the NFU Region 8 (B.C. Yukon and Alberta Peace River Country) Regional Convention which will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Farmington Community Hall, 4794 Parkland, Farmington, B.C.
Registration is at 12:30 P.M. and the Convention will commence at 1:00 P.M.; adjournment is at 6:00 P.M.
The agenda will include the following:
  • NFU President Jan Slomp
  • NFU Region 8 Coordinator Peter Eggars
  • Peter Lundgard on “soil”
  • an update on Friends of the CWB by Nathan Macklin
  • a speaker (TBA) on the Site C dam
Resolutions on current policy issues may be presented to this Convention and if they are passed, they will be forwarded to our National Convention which will be held November 26-28 in London, ON at the Hilton London Ontario. 
Elections will be held for
  • two National Board members,
  • a Women’s Advisory Committee member,
  • a Youth Advisory Committee member, and
  • an International Program Committee (IPC) member
Nominations for the Grassroots Member Award will also be held.
We encourage all members to attend this Regional Convention. Non-members are also welcome! Your participation and input is very important in our discussions that will provide direction for our Region. We also encourage you to invite interested farmers and your neighbours to attend and observe the convention.
If you require further information, please call Peter Eggers,NFU Region 8 Coordinator at (780) 568-3805 or (780) 518-2289.
We look forward to seeing you all on August 29th!