The Board of Directors (Board) of Les Producteurs de lait du Québec (PLQ) elected Réal Gauthier, Chair of Les Producteurs de lait d’Outaouais-Laurentides, to the office of 1st Vice-Chair of the PLQ. Mr. Gauthier will take over for Pierre Lampron, Chair of Les Producteurs de lait de la Mauricie, who stepped down from that office and the PLQ’s Executive Committee (EC) to assume his duties as President of Dairy Farmers of Canada. Mr. Lampron is still a member of the PLQ’s Board.
Jean-François Morin, Chair of Les Producteurs de lait de Chaudière-Appalaches-Nord, will succeed Réal Gauthier as 2nd Vice-Chair. Finally, Yvon Boucher, Chair of Les Producteurs de lait de Montérégie-Est, was elected as a member of the EC. Bruno Letendre and Richard Bouchard will keep their offices as Chair and Executive Member, respectively.