Roger Pelissero is third generation egg farmer from St. Ann’s, Ontario and Chair of the Board of Egg Farmers of Canada. Prior to his appointment as Chairman in 2017, Roger represented Ontario on the Egg Farmers of Canada Board of Directors. He has also served on numerous Board appointed committees including Executive, Cost of Production, Marketing and Nutrition, Service Fee and Production Management.
He currently serves on the Egg Farmers of Ontario Board of Directors representing Zone 4 and served as a member of Egg Farmers of Ontario’s Executive Committee. As Director for Ontario’s Zone 4, Roger represents Ontario’s Counties of Brant and Haldimand and the regional municipalities of Hamilton-Wentworth and Niagara.
As a representative of Egg Farmers of Canada, Roger has appeared before the House of Commons Standing on Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry to brief MPs and Senators on the egg industry’s activities and objectives. He is advocate for evidence-based research that supports progress and innovation. Roger has been farming with his family and wife Lorrie since 1984.