NEWS RELEASE: Sask Wheat announces candidates for 2019 Director election

Saskatoon (September 16, 2019) – The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) has received nominations from seven Saskatchewan wheat producers for three available positions on the Sask Wheat Board of Directors.


The 2019 candidates for Sask Wheat Director positions are:

  • Scott Hepworth (Assiniboia)

  • Lesley Kelly (Watrous)

  • Garth Massie (Biggar)

  • Brady Sproat (Kipling)

  • Glenn Tait (Meota)

  • Jocelyn Velestuk (Broadview)

  • Stewart Wells (Swift Current)


Candidate biographies and pictures will be available this week on the Sask Wheat website and in the October 2019 edition of the Sask Wheat newsletter.


The election will open on Friday, October 18 and will close on Friday, November 29 at 4:00 pm. Ballots will be sent to all registered wheat producers in October. Producers will have the option to vote electronically or via a mail-in, paper ballot. The results of the election will be announced in early December and the three successful candidates will be installed to the Board of Directors at the Sask Wheat Annual General Meeting on January 13, 2020.


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For more information or to schedule interviews, please contact:


Dallas Carpenter

Communications Manager

Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission

P: 306-220-7003