Board of Directors

Soy Canada is governed by a board of directors made up of representatives from across the country and the value chain.

Back row, from left to right: Crosby Devitt, Mark Jorgensen, Scott Persall, Ramzy Yelda, Ernie Sirski, Jeff Loessin, Jeff Stonehouse
Front row, from left to right: Winston van Staveren, Jason McNaughton, Melvin Rattai

Absent: Michelle Wall 

Producer Directors

  • Ernie Sirski, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
  • Crosby Devitt, Grain Farmers of Ontario (Director at Large)
  • Scott Persall, Grain Farmers of Ontario
  • Winston van Staveren, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
  • Ramzy Yelda, Producteurs de grains du Québec
  • Secretary-Treasurer – Melvin Rattai, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (Director at Large)

Industry Directors

  • Chair – Jason McNaughton (representing food-grade exporters)
  • Vice-Chair – Jeff Loessin (representing seed companies)
  • Jeff Stonehouse (representing commodity exporters)
  • Mark Jorgensen (representing processors)
  • Michelle Wall (Director at Large)