Farming families focus of upcoming lecture at TRU

Empowering family, increasing profit and securing legacy are topics Elaine Froese will cover.

  • Apr. 7, 2016 9:00 a.m.

Empowering family, increasing profit and securing legacy are topics Elaine Froese will cover during a leadership and succession planning presentation at Thompson Rivers University Friday, April 15.

Froese, who is renown for guiding farm families through difficult and necessary conversations the create stability and momentum, appears as one of the guest speakers for TRU’s applied sustainable ranching program seminar series.

Program director Gillian Watt encourages anyone involved in a family business to consider attending.

Faith Today Magazine describes Froese as “Canada’s Farm Whisperer.”

With more than 30 years of experience, Froese has guided families to discuss the future of their farms.

Through her seminars, she’s helped families and communities, giving them practical, leading-edge strategies for getting to consensus on tough issues and dependable answers.

“Elaine Froese is authentic in what she’s doing, she’s a farmer, she’s knowledgeable about her topic,” says Kay Grulich, Canadian Farm Business Management Council. “We have her speak, come to workshops, run webinar sessions and people love her.”

The cost of the one-day seminar is $200.

People can pay at the door, or call ahead to book a spot by calling 250-392-8000.

For more information on any of the seminars call Watt at  250-319-2367.