The Ontario Produce Marketing Association Announces New President

Toronto, ON – February 22, 2022 – The Board of Directors announces Stephen Reid’s appointment as President of The Ontario Produce Marketing Association, effective February 28, 2022.


Stephen Reid joins the OPMA after a long career in progressively senior association executive roles as the Director of Marketing, Public Affairs and Member Services at the Ontario Medical Association, as the Executive Director at the Pharmacist’s Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and most recently, as Executive Director at the Police Association of Ontario. Stephen has led or worked within teams on several pieces of legislation/regulations such as the Police Services Act, presumptive coverage for first responders and expanded scopes of practice for pharmacists.


Stephen is also proud of his contribution as Senior Director for Merchant Marketing at Mastercard Canada that resulted in several key strategic partnerships with many high-profile brands such as WestJet, SportsChek, Fairmont Hotels, President’s Choice Financial and Canadian Tire.


Stephen is currently working towards completing a part-time PhD in communications and government relations.

Stephen Reid

About Ontario Produce Marketing Association: The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is a member-funded, not-for-profit organization whose primary objective is to connect people and information from field to plate.



For more information contact:

Rochelle Roye

Marketing and Communications Manager