Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced the appointment of Doug Chorney as Chief Commissioner and Patty Rosher as Assistant Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission.

“Now more than ever, it is important to have strong leadership in our agriculture sector to ensure Canadians continue to have access to high-quality food through this challenging time," said Bibeau. "I am confident that these two individuals will provide excellent leadership for our grain growers across the country and help the Canadian Grain Commission maintain a competitive and efficient grain sector.”

Doug Chorney has been an active player in the grain industry for 24 years, and was appointed Assistant Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission in 2017. He has been the acting Chief Commissioner since June 2020. The term for his appointment is three years, effective immediately.

Patty Rosher has held various leadership and advisory positions over her 25-year career in the agriculture sector, most recently as General Manager of the Keystone Agricultural Producers. The term of her appointment is four years, effective immediately.

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 New CGC Assistant Chief Commissioner Patty Rosher - File Photo (Submitted)

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