SHDL is in the process of building an industrial hemp decorticator that will process regionally grown hemp stalks to produce high quality hemp fibre and hurd
Chief Executive Officer
Avis, along with her husband and business partner, built and operate a successful heavy construction/trucking business which has served the region for 30 years.
Daniel is the president and owner of Dan the Stickman Ltd., a McLennan Alberta company that manufactures high quality stake and lath for clients across Western Canada.
Director Sales & Marketing
Diane moved to the Smoky River Region in 2001 to pursue a job opportunity. Shortly after
arriving, she bought a real estate brokerage.
Director Agricultural Operations
Normand and his wife Rita own and operate Boulet Family Farm Ltd, a mixed grain operation near Donnelly, run on land previously owned by Norms’ parents.
Director Quality Control
Frank was born and raised in Donnelly, a community within the Smoky River Region. His family has been farming within the area for over 100 years.
Mr. Boisvert was born and raised on a grain farm near Girouxville Alberta. As a teenager he worked for the Smoky River Agricultural Society and SARDA Ag Research.
Mr. Exner has extensive involvement in the agricultural industry and has been active in securing legislative change to promote growth and development in value-added agribusiness.
Mr. Pizzey is a gold medal graduate in industrial engineering who grew up on a seed production farm.
Transportation & Logistics
Steve Banks is a supply chain solution expert with 18 years of experience working with clients to develop solutions that cost effectively meet their needs.