Our Board

2023 Executive and Directors

The Board of the Cobble Hill Farmers Institute is elected on a rotating basis with the President, Secretary, and half of the Directors elected in odd-numbered years while the Vice President, Treasurer, and the other half of the Directors are elected in even-numbered years.

The Board of the Farmers Institute is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization.

President - Roger Painter

Vice President - Roy Davies

Secretary - Gerry Giles

Treasurer - Robin Brett


  • George Baird
  • Betsy Burr
  • Russell Dann
  • Gord Dickenson
  • Scott Robertson
  • Jayne Shaw
  • Michael St. Clair
  • Bill Wikkerink
Roger Painter

Roger Painter, President

Our Mandate

  • To promote rural life and the theories and practices of agriculture;
  • To promote public awareness of the role of agriculture in today's society;
  • To promote the management and maintenance of the assets of the Cobble Hill Farmers Institute on behalf of its members;
  • To promote and celebrate the historical legacy of agriculture; and
  • To promote and support the education and participation of youth in agriculture.
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