Board of Directors
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) is guided by a private sector Board of Directors whose knowledge and experience is key to our success.
Jennifer Wood, AFSC board chair, is a professional agrologist, a partner in a private equity holding company which focuses on the agribusiness sector and co- operates her family cattle ranch. Wood has 15 years of board experience in a variety of roles, across sectors.
Audit Committee, Ex-Officio | Risk Committee, Ex-Officio | Governance Committee
Jerry Bouma is a partner in an agri-food management consulting firm and has more than 35 years of experience in strategic planning, business and marketing management and market research in the agri-food sector. Bouma has a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics and decades of varied board experience.
Gordon Cove has experience in the agri-food industry including policy, program funding and international market and business development. Cove has served on multiple boards, participated in board governance training and was the most recent president and chief executive officer of the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency.
Risk Committee, Chair | Governance Committee
Peter Galloway is a professional agriculture coach and manages a fourth-generation family farm operation, producing, processing and marketing cereal grains, pulses, and oilseeds. Galloway has more than 25 years of board governance experience in the areas of agriculture and co-operative, non-profit financial (banking) services.
Jo-Ann Hall has more than 30 years of experience with the Alberta Public Service, most recently as an Assistant Deputy Minister with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Hall has experience in the development of leadership capacity and financial management, as well as a background in accountability.
Governance Committee, Chair | Audit Committee
Harvey Hagman has served on a number of boards related to agriculture and rural development. Hagman is president of the Hagman Cattle Company. He recently finished a Professional Director Certification Program and has received Professional Director and Professional Director Government designations.
Anna Harder is a Chartered Accountant with a focus on agriculture and agribusiness and has a background in agricultural work in grain and mixed farming. Harder's board governance experience, of approximately 30 years, has focused on social services.
Audit Committee, Chair | Governance Committee
Kiren Singh is a financial executive with more than 25 years of risk management, insurance, credit and capital markets experience, holding senior roles in the energy industry. Singh is actively involved in the community supporting organic farming, sustainable land development and agri-tourism and is a director and chair of Finance and Audit Committee of Travel Alberta. She holds a Masters of Business Administration, is a CFA charterholder and holds the ICD.D designation granted by the Institute of Corporate Directors.