Rural Ontario Institute

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-826-4204
Primary Contact Rob Black, Chief Executive Officer; Email:
Alternate Contact Norm Ragetlie, Director, Policy and Stakeholder Engagement; Email:
Site Information
Site Location North of Guelph
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
7382 Wellington Rd 30
Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
Intersection Near Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ROI
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Builds vision, voice and leadership and provides support for key issues impacting rural Ontario.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2010
Alternate Executive Dean Anderson, Board Chair
Funding Provincial ; Donations ; Fees - workshops / seminars ; Third Party Contracts; Sponsorships
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers rural leadership development and training, including Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) * initiates dialogue * supports collaboration * promotes action on issues and opportunities facing rural Ontario 
**Governed by a 12-member volunteer board
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions * individual and organizational membership
Application Visit website for information on leadership training
Languages English
Fees Program - fees for workshops and seminars
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Issue Advocacy ~ Rural Issues ; Leadership Development ~ Rural Residents ; Rural Economic Development

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