Minister of Agriculture presents Diamond Jubilee Medals
ABBOTSFORD – Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick and the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals to Richard Bullock, Reg Ens and Nico Human at the Pacific Agriculture Show Gala last night, in recognition of their significant achievements and distinguished service to their fellow citizens.
Richard Bullock was acknowledged for his role as the chair of the Agricultural Land Commission and his ongoing efforts to preserve farmland in British Columbia, as well as his contributions to B.C.’s tree fruit sector as the former president of both the B.C. Fruit Growers Association and Sun-Rype Products.
Reg Ens, executive director of the BC Agriculture Council, was recognized for his contributions and representation of farmers and ranchers throughout British Columbia. Reg has been a strong and supportive leader of agriculture both in his current position with the council and with his previous involvement in small - and medium - sized businesses and industry associations throughout the province.
A medal was also presented to B.C. Food Processors Association CEO Nico Human in recognition of his commitment to building B.C.’s value-added food sector and previous contributions in supporting awareness and promotion of agriculture’s benefits in B.C.
Medal recipients have made a significant contribution to a province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada. Like Her Majesty, those recognized have dedicated themselves to service their fellow citizens, communities and country.
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Nico Human, BCFPA CEO with his Medal