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Alberta Wheat Commission Final Call for Nominations

Commission seeking a wheat producer to serve as Director-at-Large.

(Calgary, Alberta) – As its inaugural regional elections wrap up, and in preparation for its very first Annual General Meeting this coming January, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) is now seeking nominations for a Director-at-Large.

The Director-at-Large will represent the interests and perspectives of wheat growers across the province. To be eligible, producers must grow wheat in one of the five AWC regions and be an AWC member.

Call for nomination information and the official nomination form are available at or by calling Elizabeth Tokariuk, Office Administrator at 403-345-6550.

Completed nomination forms must be signed by at least three eligible producers and be accompanied by the written consent of the eligible producer who is being nominated.

Nominations must be filed in writing on or before Monday, January 14, 2013 at the AWC office:

Alberta Wheat Commission
Rural Route 8-36-11
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 4P4
Fax 403-380-3889

The initial term of office for the Director-at-Large is three (3) years. The election of the Director-at-Large will take place at the AWC Annual General Meeting in Edmonton on Monday, January 28, 2013.

For more information please contact:

Rick Istead General Manager, Alberta Wheat Commission
C (403) 869-8184

The Alberta Wheat Commission is a producer-directed organization that represents the interests of and serves as the single voice for all of Alberta’s wheat producers.