Canadian Charolais Association
2320 41st Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6W8
(403) 250.9242

Honor Roll

The Canadian Charolais Association is proud to be recognizing those individuals who have contributed to the development and success of the Charolais breed in Canada, and who are very involved, as likely are their families, in community and beef industry affairs.

To be considered for nomination to the Honor Roll, the individual should be recognized by his fellow breeders as a leader in promoting Charolais, his provincial association and the CAA, participate in and promote Charolais educational and performance programs, demonstrate innovative management systems or programs which promote Charolais.

Nomination Procedure

Nominations shall be submitted and signed by two members in good standing of the Canadian Charolais Association. Consideration should be given as to how the nominee is named – as an individual, husband and wife, children, farm name, etc. Nominations may be made by provincial boards, breeder groups or individual breeders. A complete biography and picture of the nominee must accompany the nomination on the forms provided by the CCA.


The number of recipients to be recommended shall not exceed 5. The number of recipients to be reviewed by the Membership Services Committee annually, and, if any change is made, same is to be announced to the membership.

When the honorees have been selected, they shall be advised with a letter of congratulations along with a copy of the biography for their approval.

Nominations that were not selected shall be returned to the nominator with a letter of thank you and a reminder that they may be submitted again next year.

Advertising and Promotion

Information and an invitation to nominate someone is being sent to all Provincial Boards, to the Banner and Press Releases to the Major Ag publications. Coverage of the program to be on an ongoing basis through the regular membership communication channels. Coverage of the honorees will appear in the Charolais Banner following the presentation of same.

A suitable inscribed gift will be presented to the recipients. The inductee names will be added to the Honor Roll Board in the CCA Office.

We encourage you to recognize individuals that you feel are deserving of this recognition.

Contact the CCA office for nomination forms.

Honor Roll – Past Recipients

Tom Eggertson, Clare Geddes, Robert Munro, John Rudiger, Merle Sparrow, Denzil & Wilma Sutton

Frances Borgal, Donald Burgomaster, Rodney James

Harry & Joan Airey, Stan & Carol Jackson, Ed & Dorothy Seater

Leroy & Donna Marten, Dick & Robbie Moore, Robert & Pauline Oulton, San Dan Charolais (Don, Sandra, Duane, & Dan Pochylko), C.F. (Charles) Watson

Chester Patton & Family, Jean-Thomas Pelletier & Family

Murray Rairdan Family, Bill Bullick Family

Maple Leaf Charolais (George Stewart), Bar 7 Easy (Pat & Ed Silbernagel), NR Charolais (Nesthyr Rudniski), A Sparrow Farms (Alan & Nancy Sparrow)

Alex Cholak, Ferme Real Poirier, Ferme Rolantino, Lester Millang

Holymsyde Charolais (Grant Moffat), CharK Audrey & Harvey Wood

W Gordon Meakin, Rolling D Charolais (Bob & Elaine Digby), Bo-Jan Enterprises (Bob & Janet Jackson), Hunter Charolais (Doug Hunter)

Dale & Lesley Norheim

Gerry Bowes, Joyce Stewart

Charlie & Linda Baker

Doug Howe, Bob & Monette Palmer

Brian & Doris Aitken

Jack McAffee, Louis & Benoit Leblanc