September 15 is Deadline for SPG Director Nominations

August 31, 2017

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) is advising growers that the September 15 deadline for nominations to fill two positions on the SPG Board of Directors is fast approaching.

Director responsibilities include:

  • Supervising the management of the business and affairs of SPG including oversight of management, providing strategic direction, and ensuring effective governance of the organization.
  • Board meetings approximately seven times per year and attending conference calls as required.
  • Representing SPG at other meetings and events throughout the year.

Nominations must be received by September 15, 2017 at 12 PM CST. Nomination forms must be signed by three other registered growers, and are available on the SPG website at saskpulse.com or by calling 306-668-0590.

If the registered grower is a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity, it can designate a representative to vote and hold office. A designation form (available at saskpulse.com) must accompany the nomination form for every director nominee or director nominator affected by this regulation.

Completed forms should be mailed, faxed, or emailed (contact information listed below). All nominations must be received no later than 12:00 PM CST on Friday, September 15, 2017. 

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 and create opportunities for profitable growth for the Saskatchewan pulse industry.

To send in your completed nomination form, or for more information, please contact:                

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers   
Ph: (306) 668-0590 
Fax: (306) 651-3043       
Email: election@saskpulse.com

For media inquires, please contact:

Rachel Kehrig
Director of Communications & Market Promotion
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
Ph: (306) 668-9988
Cell: (306) 230-6488
Email: rkehrig@saskpulse.com

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