Pam has been part of the dairy industry for the past 22 years, operating Elm Bend Farms as a family operation involving her mother-in-law, husband and four daughters. They are a 100 per cent homebred herd located in Brant County, that actively participates in local dairy shows and 4-H events. Pam brings with her over 20 years of experience in program delivery, producer education and community involvement through her work with Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, Holstein Canada, and Brant 4-H. Pam is also a graduate of University of Guelph, Hons BSc (Environmental Sciences). She feels strongly about the importance of supporting our youth and equipping them with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate their way to becoming producers and leaders for tomorrow.
A small-town girl at heart, Andrea has served the Branch since 2011, starting her career as the interim Editor of The Link magazine and later being hired full-time. The Link has allowed her to showcase her writing and design skills, while meeting and highlighting some of the province’s most passionate dairy farmers. Her role has since been expanded to include all aspects of the Branch’s marketing and communications needs, including social media, website design and event promotion.
Andrea holds a degree in Journalism and Contemporary Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to joining Holstein Ontario, she lived in Amsterdam for five years where she worked as a Treasury Analyst. Now calling Brantford home, Andrea enjoys cooking, renovating and camping along the Bruce Peninsula with her husband, two children and black lab, Beau. Most weekends in the winter, you will find her at the hockey arena, cow-bell in hand, cheering on her kids.
Martina grew up on a Jersey farm in Jerseyville, ON. She is a graduate of the University of Guelph BSc. Agr. (Animal Science) program. She has maintained a connection to the dairy industry in numerous capacities both as a volunteer and throughout her career. She has been a 4-H leader for over 30 years, she is the Ancaster Fair Cattle Committee Chair, a long-time committee member of the Ontario Spring Discovery show and now she joins the staff at Holstein Ontario. Martina has volunteered on numerous committees and boards and has many years of bookkeeping and administrative experience.
Martina and her husband, Andy, have three grown children: Jakob, Rebecca and Michael. They enjoy country living on their small hobby farm in Jerseyville where they raise and show Haflinger Horses.
Data and Information Specialist
Molly grew up on a dairy farm in South Central Minnesota where she was very active in youth Holstein activities serving on the Minnesota Junior Holstein Board of Directors as well as Holstein USA Junior Advisory Committee. Molly graduated from University of Minnesota - Crookston with a degree in Communications. She moved to East-Central Ontario in 2016. Molly now farms with her husband and his family, they milk 130 cows under the Kingsway Prefix