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2019/2020 District, Nomination & Election Meetings

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is dedicated to responsible leadership and governance excellence. The CFO governance structure consists of elected Board Directors and District Committee Representatives (DCRs) from across the province. Everyday, this team of strategic-thinking, skilled and passionate individuals help to ensure the Ontario chicken industry continues to be strong, vibrant and, most importantly, an effective network that all Ontario chicken farmers can be proud to be a part of.

This year, elections for Board Directors and District Committee Representatives will take place in Districts 6, 7, 8, and 9. The election process will commence in November/December 2019 and will be completed in January/February 2020. Successful candidates will begin their term at the CFO Annual General Meeting on March 26, 2020.

Interested in becoming a Board Director or DCR? CLICK HERE to learn more about CFO leadership opportunities, and the election process. 

Meet the DCRs - and learn more about their roles and responsibilities! 

Fall 2019 District Meeting Program Highlights:

  • An overview of 2019 Key Initiatives
  • An update on Pricing
  • Market Demand & Production Allocation
  • Emergency Management
  • National Update from Chicken Farmers of Canada
  • Social Impact Program

Please be advised that District Meetings are only open to CFO Farmer-Members. 
 



2019 FALL DISTRICT & NOMINATION MEETINGS:

DISTRICT DATE START TIME LOCATION
1 Nov. 19, 2019 7:30PM Orangeville - Best Western Plus Orangeville Inn & Suites
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TBD TBD
3 Dec. 9, 2019 7:30PM London - Four Points Sheraton 
4 Dec. 11, 2019 7:30PM Cayuga McSorley Family Hall - Cayuga Memorial Arena
5 Nov. 13, 2019 7:30PM Grimsby - Casablanca Winery Inn

6

Nov. 12, 2019 (nominations)
This upcoming election, there are 3 DCR positions and 1 Board Director position in District 6.
7:30PM Brantford - Best Western Conference Centre
7 Nov. 21, 2019 (nominations)
This upcoming election, there are 5 DCR positions and 1 Board Director position in District 7.
7:30PM Alma - Alma Community Centre  

8

Dec. 4, 2019 (nominations)
This upcoming election, there are 5 DCR positions and 1 Board Director position in District 8.
7:30PM Stratford - The Arden Park Hotel
9 Nov. 8, 2019 (nominations) 
Nominations for all of District 9. Farmer-members in Eastern Ontario wishing to run for a Board or DCR position must submit a Willingness to Stand Form on or before November 8 to the CFO head office, or plan to attend this meeting in person.

This upcoming election, there are 3 DCR positions and 1 Board Director position in District 9.
10:00AM Cobourg - Best Western Plus
9 Nov. 25, 2019 
Nominations for all of District 9 will take place at the Cobourg District Meeting on November 8. Farmer-members in Eastern Ontario wishing to run for a Board or DCR position must submit a Willingness to Stand Form on or before November 8 to the CFO head office, or plan to attend the Cobourg meeting in person.

This upcoming election, there are 3 DCR positions and 1 Board Director position in District 9.
10:00AM St-Isidore - St-Isidore Recreation Centre

2020 WINTER DISTRICT & ELECTION MEETINGS:

DISTRICT DATE START TIME LOCATION
1 TBD TBD TBD
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TBD TBD

3

TBD TBD TBD
4 TBD TBD TBD
5 Feb. 5, 2020 7:30PM Grimsby - Casablanca Winery Inn

6

TBD TBD TBD
7 Jan. 16, 2020 (elections) 7:30PM Alma - Alma Community Centre  

8

Feb. 5, 2020 (elections) 7:30PM Stratford - The Arden Park Hotel
9 TBD TBD TBD
9 TBD TBD TBD
*Please note that District Meeting dates and agenda items are subject to change. Please check back regularly.