Don Zeghers

Don Zeghers, Board Chair, Ex-Officio of the Governance & Nominating Committee


Term expires:  April 2018
Don started his career as a farmer near Holland, MB in 1977.  The farm started with 160 acres to which has grown into a 2,500 acre farm.  He started Zeghers Seed Inc. in 1985 which processed farmers’ grain and Pedigreed seed for resale.  Don has spent significant volunteer time on numerous committees and boards including: founding member of Holland and Area Chamber of Commerce, founding member of C-TEC, Tiger Hills Credit Union director and President, Manitoba Flax Growers Board, Canadian Seed Growers Association board and vice-president, Manitoba Seed Growers Association board, the Canadian Seed Institute board, and Sunrise Credit Union.  During that time Don and wife Krista raised their two children, Aaron and Leah.

Don went to Treherne Collegiate Institute in Treherne, Manitoba and to the University of Manitoba School of Agriculture.  Don has taken various board training courses in relation to the different roles and responsibilities he has taken on over the years.  He currently is retired and resides in Treherne, Manitoba with his wife Krista.
 

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