Ron Hare was elected to the North Waterloo Farmers Mutual board in 1999 following his retirement from a major Canadian financial institution after 35 years of service. He served as chair of the Heartland Farm Mutual board from 2003 to 2011. Ron was also a member and chaired committees such as the Corporate Governance Committee, Building Committee and the Conduct Review Committee. He is currently on the Finance & Audit committee. Ron is President of the Georgian Bay Charolais Calf Association. Today he operates a cow/calf beef and cash crop farm operation in Grey County.