Mark Van Klei

Mark is a third generation dairy farmer in Chilliwack. Along with his wife Christa he operates a 325 cow dairy and a 50 acre blueberry farm. His farm utilizes five DeLaval robots to milk and manage their cows, as well as a complete sand recovery system which removes sand from the manure which is reused as bedding for the animals. Mark enjoys working on behalf of farmers to help keep the dairy industry strong for future generations. He is currently the president of the Mainland Milk Producers Association and active on several committees. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors with his family and supports his local community as a paid on call firefighter.