Ex-Officio Safety Nets Section Chair
Mark Wales is Chair of the OFVGA's Safety Nets Section. Mark has just completed three consecutive terms as President of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture. He graduated from the University of Guelph in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, and has been involved in diversified farming in the horticulture sector and tobacco ever since. He is a graduate of Class 6 of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program, and participated in the 2004 Nuffield Canada Scholarship program where he presented a project on "Alternative Crops to Replace Tobacco in Ontario".