Daniel MacKinnon

Vice Chair
Voting delegate on DFC

Dannie was elected to Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island in 2015 as an Eastern District representative.  

Dannie is a Macdonald College of McGill University Alumni having completed his BSc in Agricultural Engineering in 1977.  He has also worked as an Extension Agricultural Engineer for the PEI Department of Agriculture.   Currently, he and his wife, Christine, along with their son Alex operate SandyRae Farms.  Alex makes SandyRae a 6th generation family farm and Dannie has also been acknowledged as a 55 year veteran breeder from Holstein Canada.  The farm has been recognized as a Soil Conservation Farm by the PEI Soil and Crop Association.  In 2017, Dannie received the Senate of Canada 150 Medal in recognition of service to his community, his church, 4-H, minor league sports, and many breed improvement associations.  Dannie is also a current director of the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Meet the BOARD

Our Board Members

Our board is dedicated to working for the Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island.

Gordon MacBeath


Daniel MacKinnon

Vice Chair

Alain Remond

Elected as Western Director

Amber Craswell

Elected as Director at Large

Connie Gorrill


Gary Hughes

Elected as Central Director

Nelson MacKinnon

Elected as Western Director

Steve Reeves

Appointed in Western District