Alvin Keenan (President) – Souris, Prince Edward Island
Alvin Keenan is the current President and represents the Atlantic region on behalf of PEI Potato Dealers Association. He is a past director of PEI Potato Producers, PEI Potato Board, Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) and is Past President of PEI Federation of Agriculture. Alvin and his brother, Ray, grow, pack and market fresh potatoes from their company Rollo Bay Holdings Ltd, out of Souris, PEI where they produce approximately 800 tractor-trailer loads of fresh potatoes, (40,000,000) lbs. for the retail and food service markets in Canada and the US, as well as in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Alvin grew up on a potato farm in Woodstock, New Brunswick with three sisters and four brothers. In 1975, he, and his wife, Nancy, and their three children Jennifer, Patrick, and Angela moved to Prince Edward Island.