Meet the 2023/2024 SFOAC Executive!
Maggie Durnin, President
Maggie is in her 4rd year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program, majoring in Crop Science. She comes from a cash crop farm near Lucknow, ON and is a third-generation Aggie. Maggie has held the President position for the OAC 2024 executive for two years, and was VP of External Affairs last year. She is looking forward to this new role with SFOAC. She is excited to plan some great events for OAC students and see everyone participating in Aggie traditions this year!
John Arts, Vice President of External Affairs
John Arts is in his 4th year in the Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics Program. He is from a cash crop, swine and poultry operation from a town called Mount Brydges, which is just west of London, Ontario. John has previously held positions on his class executive as the OAC Class of 2024 Business Representative, Vice president, and President, as well as Class Representative and President of the OAC Soil and Crop Club. John is looking forward to fulfilling his new position of Vice President of External Affairs and carrying on Aggie traditions this upcoming year!
Kiara Driscoll, Vice President of Internal Affairs
Kiara is in her third year of Agricultural Science. She grew up on a poultry, beef and cash crop farm outside of Seaforth. She is stoked about the upcoming school year and planning all the amazing and fun Aggie events. She is so excited to welcome the incoming first year as well as returning students for a fun filled school year where we can all show our abundance of Aggie Spirit!
Seth Stankus, Treasurer
Seth is entering his third year of a Bachelor of Commerce in Food and Agricultural Business with a minor in Accounting. He hails from a cash crop farm within the Niagara Region. Seth is passionate about continuing his educational pursuit in agricultural commerce and representing the OAC student body.
Taylor Ribey, Secretary
Ian Jamieson, Chairperson
Lauren Hoonaard, Public Relations
Lauren is in her third year of the Bachelor of Commerce program, majoring in Food and Agricultural Business. She is from a dairy farm just outside of Exeter, ON, and enjoys working in agronomy and horticulture during the summer months. Lauren is looking forward to everything the OAC has to offer this school year!
Taylor Legge, CSA Representative
Taylor is in her third year of Agricultural Science under the crop science major. She is from a beef feedlot farm in Bruce County and enjoys studying and working with agronomy and farmers. In her free time Taylor loves hiking the Bruce Trail, cooking, and being outside. Taylor is looking forward to learning more about the CSA and helping all the great people of SF plan events!
Karen Reymer, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture/SE&RM Rep
Karen is in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Crop Science. She is from a cash crop farm in Aylmer, ON. Karen looks forward to meeting more OAC students this year!
Corine Bateman, Bachelor of Commerce Representative
Corine is a fifth year Food and Agricultural business student in the Co-op stream. She is originally from Elmvale Ontario and has been involved in 4H there since she was little. On campus, she is involved in the CAMA marketing team and College Royal. After school, Corine hopes to work in agricultural banking and get to work with producers across the province. This year, Corine is looking forward to planning the Goodtimes banquet in January where she hopes to see you all there in good Aggie Spirit!
Kyla Lewis, Animal Biology Representative
Kyla is in her third year of the Bachelor of Science program, majoring in Animal Biology. She grew up on a small hobby farm in Dorchester, Ontario and developed a passion for agriculture through 4-H and showing dairy cattle. Kyla loves being part of the OAC and is super excited to work with such an amazing team and welcome new Aggies to the University of Guelph!
Honisha Balloo, Food Science Representative
Honisha Balloo is from a small island called Mauritius, which is found in the Indian Ocean. She is currently going into her 3rd year of the Food Science program. She has always been interested in the food industry; without forgetting that this is indeed part of the human basic needs. Honi is looking forward to representing the Food Science Club at the SFOAC.
Chloe Lye, Landscape Architecture Representative
Chloe is in her fourth year of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program at the University. She is a sixth-generation farmer, coming from a small cattle farm in the village of Coldwater, ON. She loves combining art and nature in landscape architecture and is looking forward to representing her program in the SFOAC.
Owen Singer, Turf Grass Management Representative
Madeline McLennan, Graduate Student Representative
Madeline is entering her first year of her masters program in the animal biosciences department. She grew up in Guelph, Ontario and is passionate about feed management in both the dairy and beef industries. She is looking forward to bridging the connection between undergraduate and graduate students and is happy to answer any questions about graduate school as an Aggie.
Morgan Anderson, 2024 Representative
Morgan is in her fourth year studying Food and Agriculture Business. She grew up on a small grain farm just outside of Ridgetown, Ontario where her passion for agriculture started. She is looking forward to meeting new OAC students who all share the same love and passion for the agriculture industry!
Morgan Clark, 2025 Representative
Jenna Gratton, 2026 Representative
Jenna is in her 2nd year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program, majoring in honours ag. Although she did not grow up on a farm, Jenna has been working on a local dairy farm for 4 years, which is where she has grown a strong passion for the agriculture industry. This is Jenna’s first year as class president of the 2026’s, and she is very excited that representing her class on sf exec also comes with this role. She looks forward to meeting all the incoming aggies and passing on the OAC traditions.