“Our Commissioners’ leadership has been instrumental in our Government’s recent actions to streamline and modernize the operations of the CGC,” he said. “In the years ahead, farmers will continue to rely on their expertise in strengthening Canada’s grain industry, at home and abroad.”
Smolik was first appointed Assistant Commissioner in 2007, and has 35 years experience as a grain producer, primarily at his family’s 3,300 acre grain farm in Dawson Creek. He has been both President and Vice-President of the British Columbia Grain Producers Association during the 20 years he’s been a member, and has also served as President and Vice-President of Grain Growers of Canada.
His reappointment will be for a three-year term, effective November 24, 2013.
The Canadian Grain Commission is based in Winnipeg, and is responsible for grain quality standards.