Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan

President:
Alan Jackson
JGL Livestock
alanjackson@jglcattle.com

Vice President:
Tyler Cronkhite
Cowtown Livestock Exchange
cowtown.ls@sasktel.net

Past President:
Stewart Stone
Heartland Livestock Sales
stewart.stone@hls.ca

Directors:

Blair Brooks
Meadow Lake Stockyards Ltd.
mlstockyards@sasktel.net

Scott Johnstone
Johnstone Auction Mart Ltd. scott@johnstoneauction.ca    

Rhett Parks
Whitewood Livestock Sales
rhettparks@hotmail.com

Roy Rutledge
Weyburn Livestock Auction
sdeg@weyburnlivestock.com

Pat Tellier
Saskatoon Livestock Sales Ltd.
ptellier@nbinc.com

John Williamson
Mankota Stockmen’s Weigh Co. Ltd.
mankotastockmens@sasktel.net

Executive Director:
Adele Buettner
AgriBiz Communications Corp.
office@agribiz.ca


Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan
"Promoting competitive bidding in the marketing of livestock"


Membership  

NEW Associate Membership Package

By investing in an annual $500 Associate Membership with the Livestock Marketers of Saskatchewan, your organization will receive the following benefits:

  • Visual support for the efficient and transparent marketing of livestock in Saskatchewan.
  • Receive timely information about current and emerging industry issues through a newsletter, our website, emails and conference calls.
  • Have an active voice and/or input regarding lobby issues at the local, provincial and national levels.
  • Networking and connections with others in the livestock industry in Saskatchewan.
  • Invitation to LMS Events, including: webinars, seminars, workshops, and student activities etc.
  • Invitation to the LMS annual meeting.
  • Invitation to the national Livestock Marketers Association of Canada conference.
  • Opportunity to advertise in the LMS member newsletter at a discounted rate.
  • Discounted advertising packages for the BeefCareers.ca website.
  • Corporate logo and link on the LMS website.
  • Recognition at the LMS annual meeting.
  • Recognition in the LMS Annual Report.
  • Be represented on related industry issues and organizations.
  • Receive invitations to professional development and educational opportunities through workshops and other forums.

Download the Application Form Here.

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Member Benefits

LMS

  • Provides an active voice and/or input regarding lobby issues at the local, provincial and national levels.
  • Supplies members with timely information about current and emerging industry  issues through newsletter, a website, emails and conference calls.
  • Ensures effective representation and input on related industry issues and organizations.
  • Identifies common issues and collaborate accordingly for the benefit of all members.
  • Communicates effectively to all members.
  • Advances the Association and its members as a professional, viable and essential part of the livestock industry.
  • Provides professional development and educational opportunities through workshops and other forums.
  • Develops initiatives to promote the principles of the Association and inform governments, related industry associations/agencies and potential members about Association activities.
  • Identifies possible alliances with the private sector on services beneficial to members. 

Member Structure:

  1. Regular member: entitled to all privileges of membership including the right to vote at meetings of membership.
    • 18 plus; resident of Saskatchewan; active operator of one or more licensed livestock markets or one or more order buyer locations.
    • Receives one vote per membership.
  2. Associate member: entitled to all privileges of membership, except the right to vote at meetings of members.
    • Business or individual with related interests to livestock markets and order buyers.
  3. Honorary members: entitled to no privileges of membership and are appointed by the Board of Directors upon approval by the membership at the time of an Annual General Meeting.
    • Nominations for Honorary Members will be accepted by completion of a one page form.  The Board will serve as the Evaluation Committee. Nominations will be accepted until November 1st of each year and will be presented at the AGM for approval, after Board evaluation.

Fees: LMS members pay one cent per head membership fee based on handlings in the previous calendar year, with a minimum payment of $750 and a maximum of $1,500.

Examples of membership fees:
50,000 head at 1 cent each = $500 Pay minimum of $750 plus 5% GST.
100,000 head at 1 cent each = $1,000 Pay $1,000 plus 5% GST.
500,000 head at 1 cent each = $5,000 Pay maximum of $1,500 plus 5% GST.
Information from members will be collected on the honor system and be kept confidential at the office of AgriBiz Communications, which manages LMS.

 
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Membership Application Form
 

Associate Membership Application Form
 

Honorary Member Nomination form