Centre for Organizational Governance in Agriculture - Strategic Planning & Achieving Goals

November 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Quality Hotel & Conference Centre

Centre for Organizational Governance in Agriculture - Strategic Planning & Achieving Goals

Nov. 13, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm in Abbotsford

The scope and complexity of issues facing agricultural organizations seems to continually expand and
the skills, knowledge and expertise called upon from Directors and Officers grows similarly. This
workshop is designed to address emerging issues in the field of agriculture.

  • SAFETI (strategic, accountable, fair, effective, transparent, inclusive) & Strategic Plans – Peter Donkers

Peter will share information about BC FIRB’s SAFETI principles, with an emphasis on ensuring that
all producers understand the importance of these principles and how they play into your strategic

  • Implementation of the Strategic Plan – Michelle Koski

Michelle will draw on her experience and expertise in the agriculture industry will speak to the value
and implantation of a strategic plan.
 strategic plan… now what? - TBC

  • How to choose the best consultant to fit your organization’s needs and understand the expectations of the board and what to bring to the table.

PARP (Public Accountability & Reporting Project) - Al Sakalauskas
Al will speak to reporting outputs and outcomes of the strategic plan.

  • CAP (Canadian Agricultural Program) Program – Lindsay Bisschop

Lindsay will speak to us about the funding availability to business and organizations under this

  • Industry Update – Glen Lucas

As the General Manager of the BC Fruit Growers’ Association, Glen will provide an industry update.

  • Strategic Launch of a Controversial Product – Glen Lucas

Glen will speak to us about the failures, successes, and challenges of bringing a controversial
product to market.

The cost of this workshop will be $150 plus GST, which includes snacks, lunch and course materials

Go on-line to www.bccoga.ca and click on the registration link.

Download the Brochure for more information