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Women in Leadership Networking Breakfast 2018

CFO Women in Leadership 2nd Annual Networking Breakfast
Monday, March 19, 2018
Greenwich Room, Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
8:00AM -  Welcoming Remarks & Networking Breakfast  – Ed Benjamins, CFO Chair  

8:30AM - Changing Roles of Women on Farms – Maggie Van Camp, Senior Business Editor, Country Guide & CEO Redcrest Farms

9:00AM - Yes You Can! - “When is the right time and how do I prepare to get a board position?” – Carolynne Griffith, Agrovate, Eggpreneur, Innkeeper, Model, & Art Griffith Farms Inc. Secretary

9:30AM -  Proceed to 2018 Annual General Meeting - Graydon Ballroom, Hilton Meadowvale. All farmer-members wishing to attend the Women in Leadership Breakfast must register for the breakfast (below) and the AGM. To register for the Annual General Meeting, CLICK HERE.

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Maggie Van Camp is senior business editor with Country Guide, and for several decades has had various roles in agriculture publishing across the country. In the last few years she has been speaking at conferences and meetings across the country about issues and trends impacting Canadian agriculture.   She’s also CEO and owner of Redcrest Farms, a broiler farm near Blackstock, Ontario.  However, the most rewarding job of her life has been parenting three children, now 22, 21 and 17.  Currently, Maggie is a director for the Eastern Canadian Farm Writers Association, is an avid runner and practices yoga to relax. Previously, she’s been a 4-H leader and county board executive member, and volunteered at her local fair and church.

 Carolynne Griffith’s roots run deep in agriculture, farming is a way of life.  Born and raised on a farm outside of Sarnia Ontario, she started out her career as a teacher having attended London Teachers College.  From 1995-2012, she was on the Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) Board and Chair for ten years.  In addition, she served on the board of Egg Farmers of Canada for three years between 1999-2002.  Carolynne continues as an EFO Board councillor and actively supports many outreach programs. She has recently joined the board of the Rural Women's Resource Centre in Strathroy.