Zenneth Faye

Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (BCC Secretary)
Zenneth Faye was raised on the family farm near West Bend, SK in the Parkland Region of Saskatchewan. He attended university in Saskatoon where he received his Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. Faye and his wife Cindy have operated their family farm on a full-time basis since 1978. Faye then started a small manufacturing business, which designed and built cattle handling and feeding equipment and until 2011, they managed a 100 cow commercial beef cattle herd. In the mid 1980s, Faye became the Director of the Saskatchewan Canola Growers Association. During which time he worked with multiple committees in various positions—including the Canadian New Uses Council, as vice-chair and the Saskatchewan Non Food Uses section of the Agri-Food Innovation Fund, as co-chair. Faye then became the Western Vice-President of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association. In 2012, Faye was awarded the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Agriculture in Canada and he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2013.