Who We Are

The National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) is a business-oriented organization dedicated to the advancement of the national fed cattle value chain focused on three pillars:


Sustainable Growth and Profitability | Competitiveness | Industry Leadership and Partnership

Provincial Members

NCFA’s members represent Canada’s major cattle feeding regions and fund the Cattle Feeders.

Board Of Directors

Will Lowe

Chair, Saskatchewan

John Vaags


James Bekkering

Past Chair, Alberta

Brad Deleeuw

Director, Alberta

Greg Schmidt

Director, Alberta

Nathan Phinney

President, Canadian Cattle Association

David Houley

Director, Québec

Joe Heemskerk

Officer at Large, British Columbia

Jarius Maus

Director, Ontario


Janice Tranberg

President & CEO

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Business: 403.769.1519
Cell: 403.542.5830

Gina Devlin

Communications Manager

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Business: 403.769.1519

Kimberli Nummi

Operations Manager and Corporate Secretary

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Business: 403.769.1519

Cathy Jo Noble

Vice President, Policy and Government Relations

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Business: 613.794.2139

Melissa Downing

Director, Regulatory and Sustainability

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Business: 403.769.1519

Feedlot Industry

Click to learn more about Canada’s feeder industry – a vital part of the beef industry value chain.