OFA regional meetings go virtual

Press Release

OFA’s 2020 Regional Meeting for members in Thunder Bay, Rainy River, Dryden/Kenora is fast approaching. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OFA is conducting this year’s regional meeting in a virtual format. The virtual meeting will be hosted on Thursday, October 15 at 8:00 pm EST.
OFA regional meetings offer the opportunity to engage in discussions about the issues and priorities impacting the agriculture and food industry, network with local federation directors and fellow members, and support your local agricultural community. 
The event also includes elections for delegates and alternates to OFA’s Annual General Meeting and Policy Advisory Council (PAC) members. These positions will be representing Thunder Bay, Rainy River, Dryden/Kenora at OFA’s annual meeting on November 23, 2020. These opportunities allow members to get involved in OFA’s work at a provincial level, bringing concerns, suggestions and leadership to provincial discussions.
Nominations for one shared PAC member and three AGM delegates (1per region) will be accepted prior to the Regional Meeting. The deadline for a member to submit their intention to run for one of these three positions is seven days prior to the meeting date (Thursday, Oct 8). 
The deadline to register for this year’s OFA Regional Meeting is Tuesday, October 13. Please contact your local Member Service Representative Carolyn Huber at carolyn.huber@ofa.on.ca or 519-497-0438 to register and for more information, including election nominations and meeting.

Save the date for the local AGM:
Rainy River – Oct 28, 2020 at 7:30pm CST
Thunder Bay – Oct 15, 2020 at 8:00pm EST