Cherie Copithorne-Barnes

CEO, CL Ranches Ltd. and Second Vice-Chair, Calgary Stampede

Cherie is a fourth generation rancher with a passion for driving innovation as it pertains to how people perceive agriculture. She is a respected agricultural leader, having sat on numerous boards where principle, integrity, and strong strategic management are key. Living by these principles plus her love of volunteering, Cherie was awarded with Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal in 2022. Cherie serves as Second Vice-Chair of the Calgary Stampede Board of Directors.