Mr. Robert Bedggood has been involved in water quality issues for over 20 years at the local, provincial and national levels. He serves on the local Clean Water Program Committee, reviewing implementation plans for best management practices designed to improve and protect water quality on farms; was an integral member helping to deliver the provincial Clean Up Rural Beaches (CURB) program; and served on the environmental committee of the Agriculture Policy Framework. Mr. Bedggood is a past President of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, Chaired the Agricultural Adaptation Council and Co-Chaired the Ontario Farm Environmental Coalition. He also served as a member of the Agriculture Advisory Team providing input to the province’s Greenbelt Plan. Mr. Bedggood continues to farm in the Thorndale area of the Thames-Sydenham and Region.