Doug Chorney, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Commission

Doug Chorney was appointed Chief Commissioner on December 21, 2020.

Agricultural and leadership experience

Doug Chorney was first appointed to the Canadian Grain Commission in February 2017, in the role of Assistant Chief Commissioner.

Before joining the Canadian Grain Commission, Mr. Chorney served as Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) President from 2011 to 2015. Prior to this, he was Keystone Agricultural Producers Vice-President and served as Chair of Keystone Agricultural Producers's Workplace and Employment Committee. Mr. Chorney served on the board of directors of Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation from June 2015 to February 2017. As well, he served on the Agricultural Risk Management Review Task Force in 2015.

From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Chorney served on the board of directors of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. He also served as member of the Manitoba Advisory Council on Workplace Safety and Health from 2012 to 2017. Mr. Chorney is a former Vice-Chair and Board Member of the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council.

Mr. Chorney is a professional engineer and holds an agricultural engineering degree from the University of Manitoba. He farms 1,500 acres of cereal, oilseed and vegetable crops near East Selkirk, Manitoba.