The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Jellett as Executive Director, effective December 1.
Jellett is a resident of Murray Corner, but grew up in the Gaspé region of Québec. She is a graduate of Mount Allison University in Sackville, where she is currently completing a Masters Degree in Environmental Science. Ms. Jellett and her husband have a small market garden. She looks forward to her role in enhancing the success and vitality of the province’s farmers and in the development of progressive agriculture policies.
The National Farmers Union in New Brunswick is one of two accredited general farm organizations in the province. The NFU has represented farm families in all agricultural commodities across Canada for over forty years. Member families of the NFU believe the family farm is the most appropriate and efficient means of agricultural production. Its members work together to achieve farm policies which will ensure dignity and security of income for farm families, while enhancing the land for future generations.