Paul Maurice serves on the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) Board of Directors as the Zone 13 Director representing the counties of Peel, Simcoe and York. Maurice operates a broiler operation with his wife Louise and son, Alex. They also have a cash crop farm, growing 1,000 acres of corn, soya beans, cereal grains and hay.
Born and raised in the village of Lafontaine, located in Tiny Township, Maurice grew up working on his family’s multi-generation farm business, Fermes Monpiero Farms. Previously operating as a dairy farm, in 2014, the farm business switched to a broiler operation with over 30,000 birds/flock.
Heavily involved in his community, Maurice has been an avid 4-H member, acted as secretary-treasurer for the Simcoe County Milk Producers for 18 years and served on the Tiny Township Fire Department for 23 years.
In 2000, Maurice was the Councillor for Tiny Township, before he moved to Deputy Mayor in 2003 for another three years.
Maurice has served his local federation as Director and Vice-Chair of Simcoe County.
Currently, Maurice sits on the Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe as Vice-Chair and is a Zone Delegate for Grain Farmers of Ontario. Chair of the Ag Liaison of Severn Sound Environmental Association and a director for the Simcoe County Agriculture Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the agricultural advisory committee for local MP’s and MPP’s.