AAC Board of Directors

The AAC is made up of more than 60 Ontario agricultural, agri-food and rural organizations. It is these member organizations that annually elect 16 directors to serve on the AAC board. They are joined by 2, non-voting, liaisons from the federal and provincial government.

As a corporate body, the AAC directors have one client: the Ontario agri-food industry. The AAC board of directors has a unique understanding of funding program requirements, farming and agribusiness. It’s who they are and what they do. A complete list of the AAC’s membership and sectoral structure can be found by clicking here.

Sara Wood

Sara Wood


Representing: Youth-at-Large

Sara Wood was elected to the Agricultural Adaptation Council (AAC) board of directors in 2019 as a youth-at-large director. 

Sara and her husband Chris farm in Perth County. Since 2015 they have been on a path forward to secure additional land from their respective families, to ensure they have a viable cash crop operation for the future. They currently manage 2,000 acres and Sara is the principle farm operator. 

Sara brings a wide range of agricultural organization and leadership experience to her role as an AAC director. She was involved in 4-H dairy from the age of 12 to 21, Ontario Queen of the Furrow in 2012 and a participant of the Class 15 Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP). She is currently active in her local plowmen’s association and the Perth County Federation of Agriculture.