Ronald J. Charles, P.Ag.Regional ManagerRonald is the Regional Manager, South Coastal Region of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries in Abbotsford, BC.He
is responsible for industry development programs.He is also a graduate of UBC with a B.Sc. (Agr.) majoring in Animal Science, and a M.Sc. in Food Science.Ronald has worked with Burns Foods in Alberta for two years before joining the BC Ministry of Agriculture as a Research Analyst at Victoria.He was appointed District Agriculturist at Abbotsford in 1982 and has been a senior agrologist with the South Coastal Region since 1989.Ronald is currently a Member of the Fraser Valley Branch of the BC Institute of Agrologists and the Canadian Society of Extension.BC Ministry of Agriculture
, Food and Fisheries (BCMAFF)Jibran SharifIn the Internship Program (Kelowna office)After graduating with an Agricultural Economics degree in April 1999, I had the idea that I would go to work in an agriculturally related field.Instead, as luck would have it I found myself working in a junior management position for a large drugstore chain.Hoping to validate my degree, I kept looking for work in the field of Agriculture.