Canadian Honey Council - Executive Director
Prior to joining the Canadian Honey Council as the Executive Director in January of 2011, Rod Scarlett was the Executive Director of Wild Rose Agricultural Producers, Alberta’s general farm organization, for fourteen years and concurrently, the General Manager of the Canadian Young Farmers Forum for six years. After obtaining his MA in Canadian Studies from Carleton University, Rod worked for eight years with the Government of Alberta where he was Executive Assistant to three different Cabinet Ministers.
He has served on the executive of the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association and the Pest Management Advisory Council. He currently sits on the Board of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council, Pollinator Partnership Canada, Co-Chair of AAFC’s Horticulture Sector Engagement Table and was Co-Chair of AAFC’s Canadian Bee Health Roundtable. He sits an ex-officio board member of the US based Honey Bee Health Coalition and is also a member of the international Apimondia Honey Fraud working group.