Team Members

Sonja Shank

EFP Program Coordinator

Sonja has a background in Animal Science and has worked for various agricultural entities over the past number of years. After graduating from the University of Alberta, she worked for Gateway Research Organization while working on her graduate degree in ruminant nutrition. Following her time at GRO, Sonja moved on to work for the Western Beef Development Centre at the University of Saskatchewan working with producers on a fork to finish program. She moved on to work for Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food with the Feeder Association program and then back to Alberta to work with the Alberta Feeder Association when it was still part of Alberta Agriculture. Sonja has continued her working involvement through Alberta Farmers’ Market association, 4H Alberta, and Alberta Pony Club. She currently lives just north of Edmonton in Sturgeon County with her family and myriad of animals on their hobby farm.

Sonja Shank