Our board of directors

Representing Canadian dairy farmers from coast to coast and promoting their hard work is a wonderful honour for our board members. See how their personal histories are rooted in Canadian dairy and why producing the best possible milk holds a special place in their hearts.

The Executive

Mr. Pierre Lampron

President

The new president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, Pierre Lampron, has been a dairy farmer since 1987, in Mauricie, Quebec.

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Pierre Lampron

Mr. Reint-Jan Dykstra

Vice-President, NB

Born and educated in the Netherlands, Reint Jan moved to Canada in 1979 and became involved in the dairy industry early into his farming career.

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Reint-Jan Dykstra

Mr. Bruno Letendre

Vice-President, QC

Since 1978, Mr. Bruno Letendre has owned a dairy farm in Saint-Georges-de-Windsor, Estrie, and has been a partner with his brother Georges since 1981. With an area of 500 crop acres, the farm has roughly 200 head.

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Bruno Letendre

Mr. David Wiens

Vice-President, MB

In July 2011, Mr. David Wiens was elected to the Executive Committee of Dairy Farmers of Canada.

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David Wiens

Other board members

Mr. Gerrit Damsteegt

Board Member, NS

Gerrit Damsteegt

Mr. Albert Fledderus

Board Member, ON

Albert Fledderus

Mr. Ed Friesen

Board Member

Ed Friesen

Mr. Daniel Gobeil

Board Member, QC

Daniel Gobeil

Mr. Ron Maynard

Board Member, PEI

Ron Maynard

Mr. Blaine McLeod

Board Member, SK

Blaine McLeod

Mr. Jeff Peddle

Board Member, NL

Jeff Peddle

Mr. Gilbert Perreault

Board Member, QC

Gilbert Perreault

Mr. Gert Schrijver

Board Member, AB

Gert Schrijver

Mr. Nick Thurler

Board Member, ON

Nick Thurler

Mr. Dave Taylor

Board Member, BC
D.Taylor

Mrs. Bonnie den Haan

Board Member , ON
Bonnie