Board of Directors


Eric R. Page
Research Scientist
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
tel: (519) 738-1229


Linda Hall
Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science
University of Alberta
4-16C Agriculture/Forestry Ctr
Edmonton AB T6G 2P5
Tel: (780) 492-3281

1st Vice-President

Rory Degenhardt
Dow AgroSciences
Edmonton, AB T6R 3G2
tel: (780) 433-7234

2nd Vice-President

François Tardif
Department of Plant Agriculture
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
tel: (519) 824-4120 x53395


Frances Boddy


Kristina Polziehn
Axiom Agronomy Ltd.
Sturgeon County, AB T0A 0K4
tel: (780) 977-8726

Regulatory Representative

Wendy Asbil
Plant Health and Biosecurity Directorate
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
59 Camelot Dr.
Ottawa ON K1A 0K9
tel: (613) 221-4340

Regulatory Representative

Michael Downs
Herbicides and Plant Growth Regulators Efficacy and Sustainability Assessment Division
Pest Management Regulatory Agency
2720 Riverside Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0K9
tel: (613) 736-3783

Webmaster and Publications Director

Robert Nurse
Research Scientist, Weed Science
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Harrow ON N0R 1G0
tel: (519) 738-1288

Research Representative

Scott White
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Agriculture
Agricultural Campus
PO Box 550
Truro, NS, B2N 5E3
tel: (902) 893-6600

Croplife Canada Representative (East)

Matt Underwood

Croplife Canada Representative (West)

Colleen Redlick
Technical Service Specialist – Northern Saskatchewan
BASF Canada Inc, 1 – 411 Downey Road
Saskatoon, SK  S7N 4L8
mobile: 1-306-230-4133

Communications Director

Michael Steckler
A Horizon Ag Research Ltd.
tel: (306) 220-5397

Member-At-Large (East)

Andrew McKenzie-Gopsill
Research Scientist – Weed Science
Agricutlure and Agri-Food Canada
Charlottetown PE C1A 4N6
tel: (902) 370-1368

Member-At-Large (West)

Steve Shirtliffe
Department of Plant Sciences
College of Agriculture and Bioresources
University of Saskatchewan
51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon SK
tel: (306) 966-4959

Graduate Student Representative

Jonathon Rosset
Department of Plant Science
222 Agriculture Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

2018 Local Arrangements Chair

Peter Sikkema
Department of Plant Agriculture
Univeristy of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
Ridgetown, ON  N0P 2C0
tel: (519) 674-1500 x63603