Board of Directors

In 1931, it was decided that the SARM and RMAA Presidents would sit on eachothers' boards as Ex-Officio members. The SARM Board consists of a President, Vice-President, RMAA Ex-Officio, and 6 Division Directors.

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SARM Board

Ray Orb

Ray Orb
President

Reeve of the RM of Cupar, Ray has been on the SARM board for 16 years and President since 2014. Raised on a farm in the Markinch district and running his own mixed farm operation for many years, Ray has a passion for agriculture and advancing the industry. A true Blue Jays fan and Roy Orbison enthuisast, Ray also enjoys fishing and boating, and watching Sci-Fi movies.  

Biography

Carmen Sterling

Carmen Sterling
Vice-President

Carmen is the Reeve of the RM of Weyburn, has served on the SARM Board since 2014, assuming the Vice-President role in 2016. She is passionate about RMs and agriculture in Saskatchewan and is an advocate for the contributions RMs make to the province and country.  Carmen plays senior women's hockey, enjoys golf and gardening, and campfires with friends and family.

Biography

William Huber

William Huber
Division 1 Director

Bill is a councilor of the RM of Lipton and has served as Division 1 Director since 2016. Bill is a member of the Lipton Evangelical Missionary Church and proud alumnus of 4H. When he isn't busy juggling board and committee meetings, he enjoys spending time with this 3 sons, 1 daughter, and 7 grandchildren.  

Biography

Norm Nordgulen

Norm Nordgulen
Division 2 Director

Norm is the Reeve of the RM of Lake of the Rivers No. 72 and has been Director of Division 2 since 2011. Norm is an ardent naturalist and historian to the point where he gave the Nature Conservancy of Canada an easement on his ranch to keep it in its natural state for all time. A proud father of 3 children, Norm is grandpa to 11 grandchildren.  

Biography

Larry Grant

Larry Grant
Division 3 Director

Larry is the Reeve of the RM of Val Marie and has served as Director of Division 3 since 2015. He and his wife operate a ranch north of Val Marie, and have four sons and six grandchildren. Larry is passionate about the positive impact agriculture can have on the environment and is a true steward of the land. 

Biography

Harvey Malanowich

Harvey Malanowich
Division 4 Director

Harvey is the Reeve for the RM of Sliding Hills and has served as Director of Division 4 since 2006. Harvey is concerned about the agriculture industry with the loss of farm families, rural communities, and services in rural areas. In his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and quiet time woodworking.  

Biography

Judy Harwood

Judy Harwood
Division 5 Director

Judy is Reeve of the RM of Corman Park and has served as Division 5 Director since 2014. Judy lives on 80 acres southwest of Saskatoon with her family and her animals. She loves to ride her quarter horse Disco and squeeze in a round of golf when she can. 

Biography

Darwin Whitfield

Darwin Whitfield
Division 6 Director

Darwin is the Reeve of the RM of Oakdale and has been Director of Division 6 since 2019. With roots in his family farm that was established in 1908, Darwin and his wife became four generational grain and cattle farmers. An avid hockey coach and referee, you can still find Darwin on the ice chasing his grandchildren to hockey and dance.  

Biography

Guy Lagrandeur

Guy Lagrandeur
Ex-Officio Director

Guy Lagrandeur is the Administrator for the RM of Redburn and became Ex-Officio Director in 2020. Hailing from Sturgeon Falls, ON, he moved to Saskatchewan in 2001. An active member in his community, Guy also loves to golf, read, and travel.  

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