Monica Hadarits

Executive Director

Monica leads the strategic direction, management, and funding for the organization. Reporting to the CRSB Council and also staffs the Governance Committee.

With family farm roots in Saskatchewan, Monica holds a master’s degree in Geography from the University of Guelph and has focused her career and research on sustainable natural resource use and climate variability in agriculture in and Canada and internationally.

Andrea White

Director, Marketing and Stakeholder Relations

Andrea leads the organization’s communications and marketing strategy, industry relations as well as the CRSB’s certification claims and marketing work. She also staffs the Communications and Marketing Committee.

Andrea holds a Masters Degree in Food Science from the University of Manitoba. She has a diverse background with experience in processing, applied research and product development, program management, industry communications & marketing, and policy.

Kara Barnes

Director, Science and Programs

Kara leads the technical components of CRSB’s certification, and manages the organization’s projects and programs. She also staffs the Framework Committee.

Kara studied biological sciences, agriculture, and resource economics at the University of Alberta. Prior to joining the CRSB, she spent several years in the barley industry, and represented the barley industry as a CRSB member.

Position Vacant

Communications & Member Engagement Manager

Member liaison and implementation of the CRSB’s Communications and Marketing strategy.

Jenna Sarich

Technical Consultant & Writer

Jenna works part-time with the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, focusing on the 2023 National Beef Sustainability Assessment.

Jenna is from Saskatchewan, where her family farms. She is finishing her Master’s Degree in Animal Science at the University of Saskatchewan, studying the effects of feeding ergot alkaloids on ruminal metabolism, growth performance, health, and welfare of beef cattle.

Cailey Church

Summer Intern

Cailey is the CRSB summer intern assisting the comms and marketing team.

Cailey is going into her final year of a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Rangeland Resources at the University of Saskatchewan. After her undergraduate degree, she hopes to continue on with a masters in livestock nutrition.