Emerging Trends and Opportunities Committee

The role of the committee is to Identify emerging trends and opportunities that will impact the agriculture and food sectors in Ontario.

Provide direction to the Board on creating and increasing awareness for stakeholders in the sector regarding research and innovation requirements 


  • Ian Ross (Chair)

  • Franco Naccarato

  • Paul Uys

  • Ted Bilyea

  • Stacie Sopinka

  • Dave Vandenberg

  • Arnold Drung

  • Rene Van Acker

  • Mike McMorris, ex-officio, non-voting member

  • Jean Howden, ex-officio, non-voting member