Daniel MacKinnon

Vice Chair
sandyraefarms@gmail.com
902-969-9810
Voting delegate on DFC

Dannie was elected to Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island in 2015 as an Eastern District representative.  He currently serves as the Board’s Vice Chair and voting delegate on DFC.  DFPEI’s Quality Committee, Licensing Advisory Committee, Dairy Industry Partners Committee and P5 Quota Committee are other committees Dannie contributes to.  

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

Chairman
gmacbeath@islandtelecom.com

Daniel MacKinnon

Vice Chair
sandyraefarms@gmail.com

Judy Versteeg

Secretary
jversteeg@dfpei.pei

Alain Remond

Elected as Western Director
ajremochick@gmail.com

Amber Craswell

Elected as Director at Large
amber@crasdalefarms.com

Connie Gorrill

Elected as Western Director
connie1644@outlook.com

Gary Hughes

Elected as Central Director
hugheshillfarms@gmail.com

Nelson MacKinnon

Elected as Western Director
nandn.mackinnon@hotmail.com

Tyler Howard

Elected as Western Director
howardvaleholsteins@yahoo.ca