Executive

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Executive

President

Eveline Ibeagha-Awemu, PhD
Research Scientist
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre
2000 rue College
Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 0C8
T: 819.780.7249
F: 819.564.5507
Email: eveline.ibeagha-awemu@agr.gc.ca

President-Elect

Christine Baes, PhD
(Conference/Website Coordinator)
Assistant Professor
Semex - Canadian Dairy Network (CDN) -
Holstein Canada Professorship in Dairy Genomics
Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock
Department of Animal Biosciences | University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East, Building 70, Room 124
Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53363
Email: cbaes@uoguelph.ca

Vice-President

Flavio Schramm Schenkel, PhD
Professor, Director
Centre for Genetic Improvement of Livestock
Dairy Cattle Genetics and Genomics
University of Guelph
Department of Animal Biosciences - Room 121
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 819-824-4120 Ext. 58650
Email: schenkel@uoguelph.ca

Past-President

Michael Steele, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Bioscience - University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East, Building 70, Room 235
Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 519-824-4120 Ext. 52209
Email: msteel08@uoguelph.ca

Secretary/Treasurer

Clayton Robins
Executive Director
Manitoba 4-H Council Inc.
1129 Queens Ave
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, R7A 1L9
T: 204-726-6136
Email: crobins@4h.mb.ca

Eastern Director

Katie Wood, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Biosciences
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
T: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53140
Email: kwood@uoguelph.ca

Western Director

Dan Columbus, PhD
Research Scientist
Prairie Swine Centre
Box 21057, 2105 - 8th Street East
Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7H 5N9
T: 306-667-7432
Email: dan.columbus@usask.ca

Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal and Poultry Science - University of Saskatchewan

Membership Manager
ASAS and CSAS

Melissa Burnett
American Society of Animal Science
 PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826-7410
T: 217-356-9050
F: 217-568-6070
Email: melissab@asas.org

Membership Committee Chair

Chengbo Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Livestock Nutrition/Nutritional Biochemistry (non-ruminant)
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
University of Manitoba
Room 227, Animal Science Building
12 Dafoe Road
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2
T: 204-474-8188
F: 204-474-7682
Email: chengbo.yang@umanitoba.ca

Awards Committee Chair

Anna-Kate Shoveller, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Biosciences
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 519-824-4120 Ext. 53140
Email: ashovell@uoguelph.ca

Director-At-Large (Industry Rep)

Mohsen Jafarikia, PhD
Geneticist, Research & Development, Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement Inc.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East, Guelph ON Canada, N1G 2W1
T: 613-627-0738
F: 613-233-8903
Email: mjafarik@uoguelph.ca

Director-At-Large (Industry Rep)

Leslie McKnight, PhD
Trouw Nutrition/Nutreco
150 Research Lane, Suite 200
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 4T2
T: 519-823-7050
Email: leslie.mcknight@trouwnutrition.com

Director-At-Large

Sergio Burgos, PhD
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
McGill University, Macdonald Campus
21,111 Lakeshore Drive
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
T: 514-398-7802
Email: sergio.burgos@mcgill.ca

Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Animal Science

Filippo Miglior, PhD
Chief, Research & Strategic Development, Canadian Dairy Network
Adjunct Professor, University of Guelph
660 Speedvale Avenue West, Suite 102
Guelph, ON, Canada N1K 1E5
T: 519-767-9660 Ext. 107
F: 519-767-6768
Email: miglior@cdn.ca

Consultant Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Animal Science 

Kees Plazier, PhD
Professor
Department of Animal Science - University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3t 2N2
T: 204-474-9500
F: 204-474-7628
Email: kees.plazier@ad.umanitoba.ca

CSAS Executive Assistant

Anita Drabyk
4 Byng Crescent
Pinawa, Manitoba R0E 1L0
T: 204.205.0297
F: 204.753.2915
Email: drabykra@mymts.net

CSAS Website Coordinator/ASAS Director of Meetings

Justin Bartlett
American Society of Animal Science
PO Box 7410
Champaign, IL 61826
T: 217.668.8350
F: 217.568.6070
Email: justinb@asas.org

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