Guelph, ON – In collaboration with the Rural Ontario Institute (ROI), the Ontario Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) committed in the fall of 2011, to the development and implementation of a pilot program to recruit and train a group of visionary organization leaders who are capable of moving the Ontario beef industry forward. The first class of the program commenced in January, 2012 and OCA is pleased to announce that upon completion of the spring session in mid‐April, 15 participants have successfully graduated from the program.
The fall program is scheduled to begin with three multi‐day sessions over a period of four months beginning in September, 2012. Applications and curriculum information can be found on the OCA website. 20 participants will be selected to participate in this session. Applications will be accepted until 4pm on August 24, 2012.
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