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Agriculture in the Classroom Canada 

Agriculture in the Classroom elects new Executive Officers and releases 2021-22 Annual Progress Report

Agriculture in the Classroom elects new Executive Officers and releases 2021-22 Annual Progress Report
Highlights include more than 2.3 million student experiences from coast to coast

(Headingley, MB) Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C) elected four new Board Executive Officers during its 8th Annual General Meeting. AITC-C represents ten provincial members dedicated to delivering agriculture education to students and teachers across the nation. These organizations also appoint a representative to sit on AITC-C’s Board of Directors.

The new Executive includes Mathieu Rouleau of École-O-Champ as Vice Chair, Charlotte Flores of Agriculture in the Classroom New Brunswick as Secretary, and Luree Williamson of Agriculture for Life as Treasurer. Rebecca Sooksom of Agriculture in the Classroom Nova Scotia takes on the role of Chair, with Pat Tonn of BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation stepping aside after two successful years in the position.

Sooksom brings valuable experience to the role of AITC-C Chair as a champion for agriculture education. She has been working for the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture for the past 13 years, and has served as the Manager of Regional Programming overseeing Agriculture in the Classroom Nova Scotia since 2018. She will bring that same passion and leadership nationally.

Read the full release here.