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New President and Board of Directors for Canadian Western Agribition

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2015 

New President and Board of Directors of Canadian Western Agribition REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN –

Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) introduced a new leadership team at its Annual General Meeting on Friday, April 10 with the election of its new President, Executive Team, and Board of Directors. Stewart Stone of Regina, SK is the elected CWA President. Stewart has been involved with CWA for 18 years, serving on the Board of Directors for 14 of those years. He has been the Chairman of numerous committees including dairy, international, audit, governance and rodeo. Stewart works full time as the COO of Heartland Livestock.

Also elected to the Executive are: • Vice-President: Bruce Holmquist – Saskatoon, SK • Executive Members at Large: o Chris Lees – Arcola, SK o Blake MacMillan – Nokomis, SK o Bryce Thompson – Regina, SK Part of the Executive Team includes Past President, Reed Andrew of Regina, SK. Members of CWA elected the following representatives to the Board of Directors to serve a two year term: • Rich Harries – Morden, MB • Bruce Holmquist – Saskatoon, SK • Curtis Kuchinka – Regina, SK • Michael Latimer – Calgary, AB • Courtney MacDougall – Regina, SK • Blake MacMillan – Nokomis, SK • Barry Young – Carievale, SK Directors already on the Board, serving the second of their two year term are: • Elmer Eashappie – Regina, SK • Doug Fee – De Winton, AB • Kim Hextall – Grenfell, SK • Chris Lees – Arcola, SK • Carla Schmitt – Saskatoon, SK • Bryce Thompson – Regina, SK • Levi Wood – Regina, SK – 30 –

For more information, please contact:

Sarah Novak, Marketing Associate P: 306.924.9781 E: snovak@agribition.com

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Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) , located in Regina, Saskatchewan, is the best beef show on the continent and the largest livestock show in Canada. The show is anchored by beef cattle and features horses, bison, sheep, goats and an extensive agribusiness trade show. CWA continues to promote the expansion, development and interest in agriculture. The 45th edition of CWA will be held November 23-28, 2015.