Executive

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Executive

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, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 819-824-4120 Ext. 58650
Email: schenkel@uoguelph.ca

Membership Committee Chair

Katie Wood, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Biosciences (ABSc)
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
T: 519-824-4120, Ext. 53695
Email: kwood@uoguelph.ca

President-Elect

Ronaldo Cerri, PhD
Associate Professor, Director
University of British Columbia
UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre
MacMillian 185, 2537 Main Mail
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
T:604-822-5056
Email: ronaldo.cerri@ubc.ca

Awards Committee Chair

Younes Miar, PhD
Dalhousie University
Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture
Haley Institute 100-1
58 River Road
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada B2N 5E3
T: 902-893-6165
Email: miar@dal.ca

Vice-President

Oscar Lopez Campos
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Lacombe Research and Development Centre
6000 C&E Trail
Lacombe, Alberta, CanadaT4L 1W1
T: 403-782-8195
Email: oscar.lopezcampos@agr.gc.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

Past-President

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

Director-At-Large

Greg Penner, PhD
Associate Professor, U of S Centennial Enhancement Chair in Ruminant Nutritional Physiology
University of Saskatchewan
6D18 - Agriculture Building
Agriculture Building 51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8
T: 306-966-4219
Email: greg.penner@usask.ca

Secretary/Treasurer

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, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
T: 613-627-0738
F: 613-233-8903
Email: mjafarik@uoguelph.ca

Director-at-Large

Michael Steele, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Biosciences (ABSc)
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
T: (519) 824-4120 ext. 52209
Email: masteele@uoguelph.ca

Eastern Director

Carl Julien, PhD
Centre de recherche en sciences animals de Deschambault
120-A, chemin du Roy
Deschambault, Quebec, Canada, G0A 1S0
T: 418-286-3353 x236
Email: carl.julien@crsad.qc.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, Ontario, Canada N1K 1E5
T: 519-767-9660 Ext. 107
F: 519-767-6768
Email: fmiglior@ontariogenomics.ca

Western Director

Obioha (Obi) Durunna, PhD
Livestock Research Scientist
Lakeland College Canada
5707 College Drive
Vermilion, Alberta, Canada T9X 1K5
T: 780-853-8400
Email: obioha.durunna@lakelandcollege.ca

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

Kees Plazier, PhD
Professor
Department of Animal Science - University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
T: 204-474-9500
F: 204-474-7628
Email: Kees.Plaizier@umanitoba.ca

 

Western Student Ambassador

Rachel Carey
Department of Animal and Poultry Science
University of Saskatchewan
Room 6D34 Agriculture Building, 51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8
Email: rec730@mail.usask.ca

CSAS Executive Assistant

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

CSAS Executive Assistant

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

ASAS Staff Support

Membership Manager CSAS/ Associate-Director of Meetings and Membership

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

CSAS Website Coordinator/ASAS Director of Programming and Operations

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

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Membership is open to persons currently or previously employed in research, teaching, administration, extension, production, marketing, or otherwise interested in any field pertaining to the animal industry. There are three categories for membership including regular members, retired members, and student members (undergraduate or graduate). Student applicants must complete the education profile when signing up. 

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