New Canadian Angus Association Board Members and Executive


Quebec City, QCThe Canadian Angus Association is pleased to announce the new board executive selected during the Canadian Angus National Convention in Quebec City, Quebec.
David Sibbald of Calgary, AB, was elevated from the position of President Elect to President. Tammi Ribey of Paisley, ON moved into the Past President position and Brett Wildman of Sangudo, AB, was chosen as President Elect.
 
Sibbald, his wife Mary Beth and sons Dylan and Adam operate SSS Red Angus which was established in 1972. Sibbald is a fifth-generation rancher and is also the First Vice President of the Calgary Stampede. He has judged several Canadian national cattle shows along with numerous 4-H shows in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, and is a proven noted industry and organizational leader, planner and thinker. Sibbald was elected to the Board in 2013.
 
Wildman, elected in 2014, will be the third member of his family to serve on the Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors executive. Brett’s father David was President in 1990 and his brother Kirk was President in 2010. Brett Wildman owns and operates Wildman Livestock with his wife Traci and their daughter Paige in Sangudo, AB. He was raised in a purebred Angus operation and has worked as a herdsman and semen collector.
 
Ribey was elected to the CAA Board of Directors in 2013. In her home province she maintains a 400-acre farm in Bruce County near the village of Paisley. She has a 25-year-old veterinary practice with both large and small animals. Ribey has donated much of her spare time to the Ontario Angus Association over the past six years including serving two years as president. Ribey’s father Gary Harron served as President in 1996. They are the only father and daughter to both serve as President of the Canadian Angus Association.
 
Dale Easton of Wawota, SK replaces retiring director and Past President Corinne Gibson. Bob Hahn of Sherwood Park was elected to a second three-year term in the province of Alberta.
 
Easton operates Eastondale Angus with his wife Shelly and their daughter Erika near Wawota. Eastondale Angus is a purebred cattle operation that has operated for more than 50 years with approximately 180 females calving annually. Easton has recently retired from the Saskatchewan Angus Association Board of Directors after serving an eight-year term. He was president from 2012-2014.
 
Bob Hahn was elected to the Canadian Angus Association Board of Directors in 2013. He has operated HR Hahn Cattle Co. in Sherwood Park, Alberta since 2000. Prior to joining the Canadian Angus Association board, Hahn served on the Alberta Angus Association Board of Directors from 2008 through 2012. Hahn is also a chartered accountant with his own practice, Hahn & Houle Chartered Accountants.

The Canadian Angus Association (www.cdnangus.ca) is Canada’s largest purebred beef breed organization, registering more than half of Canada’s purebred beef cattle. The Association represents more than 2,000 members across Canada for the purposes of registering and recording the pedigrees of purebred Angus cattle in the closed HerdBook and promoting the breed across Canada. The member-approved mandate is to maintain breed registry, breed purity and provide services that enhance the growth and position of the Angus breed.