2023 Alberta Milk Annual General Meeting

After three years of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, Alberta Milk is pleased to return to an in-person annual general meeting. Please join us for our 2023 Annual General Meeting November 21 and 22, 2023 at the Calgary Marriott Airport Hotel in Calgary.

This year’s AGM format is different than any previous years. Hosted over 2 days, day 1 will see a half day of general industry information and update sessions followed by a wine and cheese reception for industry and producers alike. The morning of day 2 will be the official business portion of the AGM, open to all with the afternoon session open for producers only, for policy and governance discussion.

The agenda will include highlights such as:
• Dairy Farmers of Canada Update
• Lactanet Update
• Western Milk Pool Update
• Alberta Milk Financial Reporting
• 2023-24 Alberta Milk and WMP Strategic Plan
• 2023-24 Budget
• Resolutions and Policy Discussion

Unable to join us in Calgary?

The November 22 AGM will also be broadcast via Zoom if you would like to attend virtually. The Zoom meeting link will be sent to you a few days before the AGM.

Day 1
November 21, 2023 Information Session

11:45 am Lunch

1 pm Welcome
Stuart Boeve, chair

1:15 pm WMP Update
Nolan Berg, CEO

2 pm Dairy Outlook
Kimberly Shipley, MNP

2:45 pm Processing Perspective
Dan Wong, Western Dairy Council

3:15 pm Break

3:30 pm The Canadian Dairy Industry from a NB Perspective
Wietze Dykstra, Dairy Farmers of NB

4:15 pm Lactanet Update
Neil Petreny, CEO

4:30 pm Adjourn

Wine and Cheese Evening Social

Join us from 6:30 pm to 9 pm to network with other dairy industry representatives.

Day 2
November 22, 2023 Annual General Meeting (In person and virtual)

7:30 am Breakfast

8:45 am Call to Order
• Approval of agenda
• Approval of 2022 AGM minutes

8:55 am Greetings from Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation
The Honourable RJ Sigurdson

9:05 am General Manager’s Report

9:15 am Western Milk Pool Report
Henry Holtmann, WMP Board chair

9:30 am Dairy Farmers of Canada Report
Jacques Lefebvre, CEO and David Wiens, President

10 am Break

10:15 am Alberta Milk Financial Reporting
• Appointment of auditors

10:35 am 2023-24 Alberta Milk/WMP Strategic Plan

10:50 am 2023-24 Budget

11:10 am Remuneration Report
• Approval of Remuneration Policy

11:30 am Director at Large Election

11:45 am Recognition of Outgoing Directors

12 pm Provincial Milk Quality Award

12:10 pm Lunch

• Resolutions and Policy Discussions
• Bylaw amendments

2:15 pm Adjourn

Meeting Documents

The AGM meeting documents will be uploaded below.



Day 1 and the morning of day 2 are open to producers and industry. The afternoon session of day 2 is closed for producers only.

Register here

Registration will close 4:30 pm on November 13, 2023.


Alberta Milk will cover the cost of one standard room per farm (Alberta dairy producers only) for the night of November 21, 2023 at the group rate of $259 per night (plus tax). A block of rooms has been reserved at the Calgary Airport Marriott Hotel, 2008 Airport Rd NE Calgary. To reserve a room online click here  or call the hotel directly at 403-717-0522 .  You must mention you are attending the Alberta Milk AGM to receive the negotiated rate. Parking will also be reimbursed up to $60 with a valid receipt.

Reserve your room here

The hotel reservation cut-off date is October 26, 2023.

PLEASE NOTE – Alberta dairy producers must reserve and pay for their own hotel accommodation and parking, then submit an expense claim with receipts to Alberta Milk for reimbursement.