The newly elected Alberta CAMA Board of Directors are: President Jack Zenert, Independent Marketing Consultant and Instructor at Olds College; Secretary/Treasurer Lesley Kelly, Agriculture Marketing Manager, ATB Financial; Ed Anderson, Independent Marketing Analyst; Brad Brinkworth, Senior Editor and Account Manager, Meristem Information Resources; Janet Kanters, Stakeholder Communications Manager, Beef Information Centre; Penny Mah, International Marketing Team Leader, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
; Lisa Skierka, Special Projects Manager, Alberta Barley Commission, and Deborah Wilson, Livestock Advertising Coordinator, Farm Business Communications.
John Berezowski, a veterinary epidemiologist with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
, said: "We've seen a rapid increase in the number of new pathogens and the number of new diseases that infected both people and animals over the last 30 to 40 years.
Held since 1972 in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Pork Seminar is coordinated by the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, in cooperation with Alberta Pork, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
and other pork industry representatives from across Canada.