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About Us

Our Mission

The Grand River Agricultural Society (GRAS) is a not-for-profit society, incorporated under the Agricultural and Horticultural Societies Act of Ontario and governed by a volunteer board of directors reporting to OMAFRA.

The GRAS mandate is to encourage awareness of agriculture and to promote improvements in the quality of life of persons living in an agricultural community.

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Meet the Board

  • Garth Green

    President
  • Deborah Whale

    1st Vice President
  • Jean Szkotnicki

    2nd Vice President
  • Robert Davies

    Legal Secretary
  • Don Jewitt

    Past President
  • Peter Ayranto

    Director
  • Jason Castellan

    Director
  • Skip Maher

    Director
  • Tony Morris

    Director
  • Diane Squires

    Director
  • Gord Surgeoner

    Director
  • Tom Wilson

    Director
  • Dorothy Key

    Executive Assistant/Board & Member Liaison
  • Interested in joining GRAS?

    To learn more about the opportunity, please contact us today.

GRAS Philanthropy

Explore our philanthropic initiatives and apply for our scholarships and grants.

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GRAS Events

Find out more about our annual community events. We can’t wait to see you there!

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