Jackie Kelly-Pemberton is a director with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, where she was first elected to represent farmers in Dundas, Frontenac, Grenville and Leeds in 2017. She and her husband Steven farm near Winchester, where they have a small cow-calf beef herd, grow corn, soybeans and wheat, and operate small on-farm beef sales.
Jackie is passionate about water quality, infrastructure and rural health care. She chairs the South Nation Conservation Authority Clean water committee, serves as the agricultural representative on the Raisin-South Nation Source Water Protection Committee, and is the agricultural representative on the South Nation Conservation Authority Low Water Response team. She is also involved with the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) East Policy Advisory Council and Dundas Farm Safety Association.
Jackie is a graduate of St. Lawrence College and the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program.