Board of Directors

Thomas Blonde, B.Sc., CPA, CA, CAFA®
Treasurer

CAFA Director since 2018 Baker Tilly GWDTom received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Guelph in 1999 majoring...

James Fehr, B.Sc., P.Ag., CAFA®

CAFA Director since 2014 Vice President, Commercial Financial Services James Fehr grew up on a mixed farm which later specialized in grain near Kane,...

Rick Gendemann, CPA, CA, CAFA®
CPA, CA, CAFA®

CAFA Director since 2018 Manning Elliott, Accountants & Business AdvisorsRick Gendemann is Manning Elliott's lead partner, overseeing and advising on family...

Kim Gerencser, BAFS, CFP®, CAFA®
Chair

CAFA Director since 2016 Senior Commercial Account Manager, RBC Royal BankKim is a business strategist who provides family businesses with proactive and...

Shannon Lueke, B.Mgt., PAg., CAFA®

Director since 2018 MNP LLPShannon Lueke, PAg., is a Partner and Farm Management Consultant with MNP’s Agriculture Services group in the North Saskatchewan...

Catherine McCorquodale, M.Sc., LL.B
Secretary

Director since 2017 Monteith Ritsma Phillips LLPCate grew up on a dairy farm just north of Embro, Ontario. She obtained her undergraduate degree from...

Steve McQueen, CCA, CAFA®

Director since 2019 McQueen Custom Farm Work Ltd.Steve is a proud farmer and small business owner who has been invested in safe and sustainable Canadian...

Ryan Parker, B.Comm., AACI, P.App., P.Ag., CAFA®
Vice Chair

Director since 2017 Valco ConsultantsRyan is a partner at Valco in London, and he specializes in appraising agricultural and agri-business properties...