Janelle Whitley is a Senior Policy Manager with Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), where she focuses on policy, legislative and regulatory affairs related to grain marketing, trade and market access and innovation. Janelle serves on several multi-commodity committees both in Canada and globally, has chaired various working groups and has authored various policy briefs and government submissions. Since 2014, she has worked on grain contracts including publication of CCGA’s Practical Guide to Navigate Grain Contracts. Prior to joining CCGA, she was employed in various capacities within the agriculture industry in Canada and overseas. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science and economics, and a Masters in Business Administration.