Glenn Young


Glenn YoungDistrict 3
Term expires: April 2025
Glenn has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.Sc.A.) and has owned and operated a grains and oilseeds farm in the Cypress River & Holland area. In addition, he ran an agri-business consulting enterprise dealing in farm management analysis and taxation. That experience enabled him to work for 22 years for Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) as a farm management analyst. Glenn's long-standing belief in the value agriculture brings to our economy was instrumental in becoming a founding member of the Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), Manitoba general farm policy organization.

Glenn was a board member of Cypress River Credit Union from 1980 -1989, then from 1995 to 2008, serving as Chair from 1995 to 2008. He has been a board member of Sunrise Credit Union since 2008 and currently serves as Chair until April of 2022. In addition, he has completed the CUES Governance Leadership Institute course offered by the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management.

He has served as a District delegate to Manitoba Pool Elevators from 1984 to 1994, served as a delegate to the Co-operators Group from 2006 to 2020, and served as an Executive Member of Keystone Agricultural Producers for 12 years, four as Vice President.
Glenn has served as Manitoba's producer representative on the National NISA Committee (NNC) from 1998-2002. He has served as Manitoba's producer representative on the National CAIS Committee (NCC) from 2003- 2008 and as Chair of the CAIS & Agri-Stability Appeals Committee from 2005 to the present. In addition, Glenn served as Chair of the Manitoba Agri-Recovery Appeals Committee for flood programs supported by Agri-Recovery in 2011 and 2014. He also served as a Director on the Aquanty Project steering committee.
Glenn completed the CUES Governance Leadership Institute at the Joesph L. Rotman School of Management, earning a CCUD (Certified Credit Union Director) designation.