Jan Slomp Elected By Acclamation At 44th Annual NFU National Convention

Jan Slomp Elected By Acclamation At 44th Annual NFU National Convention

(Dec. 1, 2013, Ottawa, ON) - Jan Slomp of Rimby, Alberta was elected President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) by acclamation, at its 44th annual National Convention held in Ottawa, November 24 to 30, 2013.

Ann Slater of St Marys, Ontario was acclaimed as NFU 1st Vice-President (Policy).

Coral Sproule of Perth, Ontario was acclaimed as NFU 2nd Vice-President (Operations).

Joan Brady of Dashwood, Ontario was acclaimed as NFU Women’s President.

Marcella Pedersen of Cut Knife, Saskatchewan was elected as NFU Women’s Vice-President.

Alex Fletcher of Victoria, BC was acclaimed as NFU YouthPresident.

Lisa Lundgard of Grimshaw, BC was elected NFU Youth Vice-President.

The National Farmers Union was founded in 1969. It is a non-partisan, democratic, direct-membership family farm organization. It is the only farm organization in Canada incorporated under a Special Act of Parliament.

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For further information, please contact:

Carla Roppel, NFU Executive Director (306) 652-9465
Jan Slomp, President (403) 843-2068