SaskOats Board of Directors

In the interest of security, directors’ personal e-mail addresses and phone numbers are no longer listed on the POGA website. To contact a board member, please send your email to and it will be forwarded to the board member, as requested. You may also leave a message for a board member with Shawna Mathieson, Executive Director, at 306-530-8545. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The following are the members of the SaskOats Board of Directors for the current year:

Ambrely Ralph


PO Box 84
Arborfield, SK S0E 0A0

Landon Kuschak


PO Box 264
Ituna, SK S0A 1N0

Elwood White

Audit Chair

P.O. Box 4
Pangman, SK  S0C 2C0

Jessica Slowski

PO Box 356
Sheho, SK S0A 3T0

Chris Rundel

PO Box 792
Foam Lake, SK S0A 1AO

Ryan Zuchkan

Box 340
Foam Lake, SK S0A 1A0

Shawna MathiesonExecutive Director

PO Box 20106
Regina, SK S4P 4J7

The Saskatchewan Oat Development Commission has six members on its board of directors. These individuals are oat growers within the province that have expressed interest and were voted in by other oat producers in the province.

SaskOats members are also encouraged to let their names stand for director positions. Benefits of being a director for SaskOats include:

  • Identify and direct research for the benefit of the entire industry;
  • Increased industry knowledge;
  • The opportunity to meet a large number of influential millers, buyers, and government officials across the province, nation and globally;
  • Increased information sharing with other growers to learn what other farmers are doing and have experienced;
  • Increased industry knowledge;
  • Professional development;
  • Reimbursement for all travel, honorariums for time spent on the commissions’ projects and committees.

Please contact the POGA office for information on how to express interest.