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Our Team

Board of Directors


Alberta Hatching Egg Producers establishes programs and policies through member consultation, which ultimately regulate the production of broiler hatching eggs in the province.

Broiler hatching egg production in Alberta is a regulated industry which is governed under Alberta Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. The AHEP Board’s authority is established through the Alberta Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.

Gary van Klei

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Cora Scheele

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Brian Wassink

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Natasja van der Rijt

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Jeff Notenbomer

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Our Staff

Bob Smook

General Manager
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Nancy Robinson

Assistant Manager
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Jesse Hunter

Producer Services & Programs
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Chelsea Kamprath

Office Coordinator
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Executive & Committees


AHEP Chair: Gary Van Klei

AHEP Vice Chair: Cora Scheele


Alberta Chicken Producers Advisory: Brian Wassink

MOU Chick Pricing: Gary van Klei, Jeff Notenbomer, Alternate: Brian Wassink

Continuous Improvement Committee: Brian Wassink, Gary van Klei, Alternate: Jeff Notenbomer.

Balance of Supply: Jeff Notenbomer, Natasja van der Rijt

Growth Policy Committee: Alberta Hatching Egg Producers Board of Directors

Supply Chain Management Committee: Natasja van der Rijt, Nancy Robinson

Alberta Farm Animal Care: Cora Scheele

Intensive Livestock Working Group: Cora Scheele, Natasja van der Rijt

Ag Coalition: Cora Scheele, Brian Wassink

Poultry Research Centre Committee: Cora Scheele, Jeff Notenbomer

Emergency Management Plan: Natasja van der Rijt

Promotions and Trade Fairs: Cora Scheele, Nancy Robinson,

Policy & Regulations Review Committee: Natasja van der Rijt, Nancy Robinson, Bob Smook

Poultry Insurance Exchange: Vern Crawford

Agri-Environmental Partnership of Alberta: SM4 Group

National Representatives

Canadian Hatching Egg Producers
Gary van Klei, Director
Jeff Notenbomer, Alternate

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If you have any questions about hatching eggs, send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!