Canada’s policeman of the grain trade has a new top cop.
Federal agriculture minister Lawrence MacAulay has appointed Patti Miller for a six year term as the new chief of the Canadian Grain Commission.
Her appointment starts February 13th.
Miller has extensive experience in both government and the grains and oilseeds industry.
She is originally from Saskatoon.
She became the president of the Canola Council of Canada in 2012 after working for Agriculture Canada.
She will be responsible for the agency which regulates Canada’s grainhandling industry and is one of Canada’s scientific research organizations on grain quality.