Andre Bonneau, PAg, Agri-Environmental Specialist
A graduate from the College of Agriculture of the University of Saskatchewan, Andre spent four years doing forage research and extension in Alberta and seven years in Moose Jaw as the Forage Management Specialist with Saskatchewan Agriculture. He has experience in forage research and extension, weed control, forage agronomy, and range management. Andre also serves Saskatchewan farmers as the representative on agricultural health and safety issues.
Allie Noble, AAg, Crops Extension Specialist
Allie received her B.Sc. in Agriculture from the University of Saskatchewan with a major in Crop Science. Allie was raised on a grain farm in southern Saskatchewan and held summer positions in agronomy and crop research before her internship. She worked as a Crops Intern at the Agriculture Knowledge Centre in Moose Jaw for a year before starting in Prince Albert. Her main areas of focus are assisting producers with crop production inquiries and knowledge transfer from the research sector.
Alanna Jonson, Agriculture Program Specialist
Alanna received her Land and Water Resources diploma from Olds College, later transferring to the University of Saskatchewan to pursue her B.Sc. in Agriculture and a Master of Sustainable Environmental Management degree. Before joining the Regional Service team in Prince Albert, she worked in the crop inputs industry. As an Agriculture Program Specialist, Alanna’s main objectives are to increase agriculture awareness and connect clients with available programming and resources.
Deanna Macsymic, Regional Service Representative
Deanna Macsymic joined the extension team in December of 2015. Deanna has worked with Government since 2004, and brings a vast legal and administrative knowledge and experience. Deanna provides assistance to the Regional Specialists as well as front-line service in the Prince Albert Regional Office.
Jessica Straf, Administrative Support
Jessica is a Saskatoon Business College graduate and has a B.Ed from the University of Saskatchewan. She joined Saskatchewan Agriculture in March of 2013 and brings an extensive array of administrative and educational experience from previous positions at the Learning Disabilities Association, Gabriel Dumont Institute and SIAST.