Board of Directors

The Lactanet Board of Directors may have up to 11 members. Six of these members are appointed by the organizations that provide herd management/milk recording or centre of expertise services, while one person is appointed by each of the following three stakeholders: Dairy Farmers of Canada, breed associations and Semex. The Board may also have up to two external members, recommended for their particular expertise.

Barbara Paquet


Valacta & CDN

Producer from Saint-Côme-Linière, QC

Matt Flaman


CanWest DHI

Producer from Vibank, SK

Yvon Boucher - Director

Producer from Saint-Césaire, QC

Gilles Côté - Director
Holstein Canada

Producer from Saint-Bruno, QC

Ed Friesen - Director
External member

Producer from Kleefeld, MB

Harm Kelly - Director
CanWest DHI

Producer from Dunnville, ON

Pierre Lampron - Director

Producer from Saint-Boniface, QC

Tom Pasco - Director
Semex Alliance

Producer from Williamstown, ON

Gert Schrijver - Director
Dairy Farmers of Canada

Producer from Stettler, AB

Korb Whale - Director
CanWest DHI

Producer from Alma, ON

Senior Management Team

Lactanet Management Team
The Lactanet senior management team (from left to right) : Mr. Ron Hurtubise (Sales and services), Ms. Line Dubois (Finances), Mr. Brian Van Doormaal (CSO), Ms. Annik Perron (Communications), Mr. Neil Petreny (CEO), Ms. Marnie Armstrong (Human resources), Mr. Daniel Lefebvre (COO), Ms. Renée-Claude Frigon (Human resources), Mr. Richard Cantin (Business development), Mr. Rob McTaggart (Finances) and Mr. Guy Boyer (Sales and services).