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The Prince Edward Island Potato Board represents the 360+ potato growers in the province, and represents the interests of the PEI potato industry to various levels of government. The Board licenses Prince Edward Island dealers and exporters to buy and sell PEI potatoes in Canadian, United States and offshore markets. It also promotes the production and marketing of quality seed, tablestock and processing potatoes. The PEI Potato Board consists of grower elected table, seed and processing directors from each of four districts for a total of 12 directors. The General Manager of the PEI Potato Board is Greg Donald and the current Chairman of the Board is Gary Linkletter.

The Processing Committee operates as a committee of the PEI Potato Board and consists of nine grower elected members and two processing directors from the PEI Potato Board. Growers are elected to three-year terms. The primary mandate of the Processing Committee is to negotiate processing contracts on behalf of the growers of Prince Edward Island. All contracts are voted on by the growers for final approval. The current members of the Processing Committee are as follows:

Clint Ching, Chairman
David Harris, member
Jason Webster, member
Brian Annear, member
Kenny MacLellan, member
Gordon McKenna, member
Vernon Campbell, member
John Vandenberghe, member
Duane Williams, member
Harris Callaghan (PEI Potato Board Rep)
Barry Green (PEI Potato Board Rep)


Contact:


Scott Howatt
Processing Coordinator
PEI Potato Board
90 Hillstrom Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI C1E 2C6
Tel: 902-892-6551
Fax: 902-566-4914
Email: scott@peipotato.org
Web: www.peipotato.org

 

2005 Potato Marketing Association of North America

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