Board of Directors

As per the Canadian Goat Society’s By-Laws, nominations are being accepted for the following districts:
District 2- Alberta
District 4- Ontario
District 6- Maritimes

*District 1- British Columbia & District 5- Quebec will also be required to hold nominations and elections in 2018 but these will be for a 2-year term only, so that the cycle of the board is maintained.

Be part of a progressive and dynamic group of dairy and angora goat breeders dedicated to the genetic excellence of the Canadian dairy and angora goat sector. Become a Director and help shape the future of our organization. Directors will participate on regular board conference calls and travel to attend the Annual General Meeting.

  • One Director for each of District 2, 4 and 6 will be elected in 2018 to serve a three-year term on the CGS Board of Directors
  • Members may make nominations only for Directors resident in their district
  • In order to qualify as a candidate for the office of Director in your district, you must be nominated by no fewer than 15 members in good standing who reside in the same district
  • Nominations must be sent by mail to the CGS office and post-marked not later than June 30, 2018 in order to be considered eligible for the election ballot
  • Candidates can use the CGS Director nomination form to collect the support of their fellow breeders.
  • Current CGS members and contact information can be found on the CLRC website and is searchable by province.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the CGS office at any time.


Julie Reise, President

Sandy Howell, 1st Vice-President

Robyn Andersen, 2nd Vice-President



SandySandy Howell, 1st Vice-President & District 1 Director 

3537 Gibbins Road, Duncan, BC V9L 6E7


RobynRobyn Andersen, 2nd Vice-President & District 2 Director 

Box 2014, Rimbey AB T0C 2J0


Susan PicSusan Frazer, District 3 Director 

Box 151, Beulah, MB R0M 0B0


Pat McClean 2014 WebsitePatrick McClean, District 4 Director 

680 Ganaraska Rd, Campbellcroft, ON L0A 1B0


Julie Reise 2012

Julie Reise, President & District 4 Director 

789 Highway 6, Caledonia, ON, N3W 1M5


Marc Côté, District 5 Director

1862 Route 132, St. Anicet, QC J0S 1M0


20141212_211517Arnold Steeves, District 6 Director 

182 Academy Street, Hillsborough, NB E4H 2R9

The Canadian Goat Society’s Board of Directors are elected from six districts of Canada and in proportion to the number of members in the district.

District 1– Province of British Columbia

District 2– Province of Alberta

District 3– Provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba

District 4– Province of Ontario

District 5– Province of Quebec

District 6– Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island

The number of Directors elected in each district will be determined by reference to the total number of members of the Society that are resident in that District according to the Society’s membership list as of December 1st of the calendar year immediately preceding the election year and according to the following schedule:

1 to 150 members       1 Directors

151 to 450 members    2 Directors

451 and over               3 Directors

Districts 1, 3 and 5 shall have their election of Directors in the years 2020, 2023 and so on every three years. District 2, 4 and 6 shall have their election of Directors in the years 2018, 2021 and so on every three years.