Beef Farmers of Ontario Staff

The Beef Farmers of Ontario (BFO) believe in building a strong team of professionals to work on behalf of its members. BFO’s competent staff have a wide range of expertise in various areas. Together they are committed to the strategic goals of the Association and to building a strong and competitive industry for Ontario’s beef farmers.

Richard Horne

Richard Horne
Executive Director

Ext. 234






Tammy Purdham
Office Manager

Ext. 221

Contact Tammy



Katherine Fox


Katherine Fox
Manager of Policy & Issues

Ext. 236

CONTACT Katherine




LeaAnne Wuermli


LeaAnne Wurmli
Manager of Communications 

Ext. 230






Jennifer Kyle
Senior Communications Specialist

Ext. 229

Contact Jennifer




Bethany Storey
Communications Coordinator

Ext. 224




Dan Ferguson


Dan Ferguson
Manager of Producer Relations

Ext. 231

Contact Dan




Jaclyn Horenberg
Producer Relations Specialist

Ext. 237

Contact JACLYN




Amber McIntyre

Ext. 222

Contact Amber




Jamie Gamble
Market Information Coordinator

Ext. 235

Contact Jamie




Chris Millar
Check-off Inspector

Contact CHRIS





Cheryl Russwurm
Provincial Program Supervisor

Ontario Feeder Cattle Loan Guarantee and Ontario Beef Breeder Co-op Programs

Contact Cheryl


Chris Attema


Chris Attema
Water Quality Specialist

Contact Chris



Cathy Lasby


Cathy Lasby
Advertising Manager, Ontario Beef Magazine

Contact Cathy



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