Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Gearing up For Director Election

October 09, 2015

Six candidates have been nominated for two positions that will open up in January on the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) Board of Directors.

The six nominees include:

  • Garth Burns, Drake, SK
  • Edward Davis, Rosetown, SK
  • Gerrid Gust, Davidson, SK
  • Ernest Hall, Wynyard, SK
  • Robert Horne, Swift Current, SK
  • Trent Richards, Assiniboia, SK

Voter packages, including a six digit ID number required for the new electronic voting process, will be distributed by mail to registered pulse growers* in early November in a green envelope. Voting opens at at 8:00 AM on November 3, and will remain open until 4:30 PM on November 30. If growers prefer to vote with a paper ballot, the voter package will provide contact information to request a mail-in ballot.

Important Dates:

October 31, 2015 – Candidate interviews on CJWW 600 On The Air program
November 3, 2015 – Voting opens at 8:00 AM at
November 4, 2015 – Candidate interviews on CJWW 600 Let’s Talk Ag program
November 12, 2015 – Candidate profiles in Western Producer
November 18, 2015 – Candidate interviews on CJWW 600 Let's Talk Ag program
November 30, 2015 – Voting closes at 4:30 PM  
January 11, 2016 – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Annual General Meeting in Saskatoon

*A registered pulse grower is someone who has sold a pulse crop and paid levy to SPG in the last two years.

Accountable to and funded by growers, SPG’s strategic direction is guided by a seven member, grower-elected, Board of Directors. SPG’s mission is to provide leadership for profitable growth for the Saskatchewan pulse industry.


Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Strategic Plan

May 2015

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers has a new strategic plan.

View Strategic Plan