West Niagara Agricultural Society Directors

The Executive Directors and Directors are a volunteer board carrying out the mandate of West Niagara Agricultural Society (WNAS).

The Directors are voted in as per procedures at our annual AGM held the third Tues of January of the New Year.


The 2019 WNAS Board of Directors:

Executive Directors:

President: Russell Lowden  

1st Vice President: John Sikkens
2nd Vice President: Annette VanMarrum
Executive Member at Large: Jim McMillan
Executive Member at Large:  Ron Murre

Office Staff:

Secretary/Treasurer: Anita Philpott
Fair Secretary/Office Assistant: Laurel Charbonneau


Three year directors

Maleka Dittrick,  Aaron Lowden,  Jim McMillan,  John SikkensColin Comfort, Heather Chechalk

Two year directors

Bruce Comfort, Meagan Lowden, Jennifer Mott, Randy Murre, Michael Philpott, Annette VanMarrum

One year directors:

Tom Harris,  Cal Loney, Russell Lowden, Ron Murre, Leslie Pattemore, Harry VanMarrum

Junior Directors:

Positions open

Thank you to all our 2018 past directors!

Honourary Lifetime Directors:

Beverly Davies, Bill Harkness, Eleanor Kramer, Lillian Romagnoli, Gus Wagonmaker

In Memoriam:

Fred Bell, Joe Charlton,  Dave Davies, Rea Holloway, Edward (Joe) Kelter, Milan Lymburner, Dave Muir, Tys Murre, Cyrus Lowden,

Maryanne McDougall, Smith McDougall, Lloyd Phillips, Lillian Romagnoli, Martin Taylor, Moree Thomas, Ross Thomas, Verna Sisler, Charles Sisler, Tricia Vaughan,

Members & extra volunteers:

Membership roles range in responsiblity from: leadership of a specific activity or event; volunteer support at fair; volunteer support on the grounds; to particpants in the fair. 

It's up to each member how much they want to become involved!

Members and volunteers are also encouraged to attend general meetings held the third Tuesday of each month, to bring ideas and particpate in discussions and planning.

New Volunteers and Members are always Wecome!

To join our agricultural society, or find out more, please contact us through our 'send us email' from our contacts tab

Thank you for your support!

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