Global Associates

Valerie MacLeod

www.valeriemacleod.com

Valerie MacLeod, MBA

Jeri and Eric Denniston

www.strategysd.com

Denner Group International

Alan Landers

www.firststeptraining.net

FirstStep Training

Erin Campbell Howell

echi@sasktel.net

Brian J. Rhiness

President and CEO

Brian Rhiness has over 30 years of experience in government, business and community leadership roles:

  • President and CEO – The Rhiness Group
  • Principal – Haines Centre for Strategic Management
  • Assistant Deputy Minister – Government of Alberta
  • General Manager – Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council
  • Chairman – Alberta Dairy Board

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture – University of Guelph
  • Executive Development Program – Queen’s University
  • Senior and Executive Managers’ Development Program – University of Alberta
  • Strategic Academy Certification – University of San Diego

Professional Associations

  • Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) – Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA), Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC)
  • Certified Director (ICD.D) – Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD)

Boards and Community Service

  • Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences, Alberta (IFASA) – Chairman
  • Trade Team Alberta
  • Alberta Agriculture Research Institute
  • AVAC Ltd.
  • 1993 Alberta Summer Games – Chairman