Canada's National Biofuels Advocate Announces New Hire

Ryan Deska Joins CRFA as Manager Communications and Stakeholder Relations

Aylmer, Ontario, CANADA

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - February 13, 2015) - Andrea Kent, President of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) announced today that Ryan Deska has joined the Association's public affairs team effective February 9, 2015.

As Manager of Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Mr. Deska will act as the liaison between CRFA and the media. He will also work closely with partners and organizations to advance Canada's biofuels industry and emerging bioeconomy. 

Mr. Deska brings with him a background in rural economic development and has been involved with the CRFA's annual conference for several years. He holds a Master of Science, Rural Planning and Development from the University of Guelph.

"We are delighted to have Ryan on board," said Andrea Kent, President of the CRFA. "Our domestic biofuels industry generates over $3.5 billion in economic benefits every year. In his new role, Ryan will be a key part of continuing our work to educate the public about the sizable benefits and opportunities that come with expanded use and production of renewable fuels in Canada."

About the CRFA
Founded in 1984, the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of value-added products made from renewable resources through consumer awareness and government liaison activities.

Contact Information:

For more information
Deborah Elson
Canadian Renewable Fuels Association
613-594-5528 ext. 223

Vice President Public Affairs and Membership
Canadian Renewable Fuels Association