The president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, Pierre Lampron, has been a dairy farmer since 1987, in Mauricie, Quebec. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the Producteurs de lait du Quebec in 2000 and appointed to the Board of Dairy Farmers of Canada in 2007.
With his two brothers, Pierre owns an organic dairy farm of 140 cows and 1000 acres of crops. Pierre Lampron’s engagement nationally includes leading the sustainability initiative’s committee on animal care, and he has participated to the DFC promotion committee since 2007.
Pierre Lampron has also been active provincially, sitting on various committees and as president of Valacta since 2013.
As a leader, Pierre believes that by working together, dairy farmers can be more successful in reaching their goals and advancing their cause. Pierre has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro on behalf of DFC in February 2017, and raised more than $500,000 in association with Tim Horton Children Foundation. Pierre and his wife Annick have three children.
He was first elected as President of Dairy Farmers of Canada in July 2017, and was relected for a second two-year term in July 2019.