Board of Directors 2020-2021

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

CAFA Director since 2018 Baker Tilly GWD Tom 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 Advisors Rick Gendemann is Manning Elliott's lead partner, overseeing and advising on family...

Kim Gerencser, BAFS, CFP®, CAFA®
Chair

CAFA Director since 2016 Senior Manager, Farm Management Consulting, MNP LLP Kim Gerencser is a Senior Manager with MNP’s Farm Management Consulting...

Shannon Lueke, B.Mgt., PAg., CAFA®

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

Chris MacPhee, CPA, CA, CAFA®

Director since 2020 MRSB Group Chris is a Partner at MRSB Chartered Professional Accountants in Prince Edward Island. Over the past 14 years, Chris has been...

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

Director since 2017 Monteith Ritsma Phillips LLP Cate 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 Consultants Ryan is a partner at Valco in London, and he specializes in appraising agricultural and agri-business properties...

Sarah Weigum, CAFA®

Director since 2020 Alect Seeds, Three Hills, Alberta Sarah is President of Alect Seeds, a family run seed production and retail business in Three Hills...

Danielle Wildfong, B.Comm., FEA, CAFA®

Director since 2020 Danielle is a professional agriculture business consultant with over 12 years progressive experience in strategic planning, market...