Rural and Regional DevelopmentDeputy Minister's Office
John Jamieson served as the Executive Director of the P.E.I. Federation of Agriculture. In that role, Mr. Jamieson was responsible for directing Federation activities on a diverse range of agriculture industry priorities including policy implementation, government relations, regulatory matters, environment and safety nets.
Mr. Jamieson, a Professional Agrologist and Certified Nutrient Management Planner, has worked in the agriculture industry for a number of years and has a wide variety of experience. Mr. Jamieson worked with the PEI Hog Marketing Board as a food safety consultant and with the Atlantic Swine Research Partnership as a communications officer. Mr. Jamieson has worked with the Fishermen's Association and has maintained a close interest in the fishery.
Mr. Jamieson has participated extensively on a number of committees for the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, including the role of chair of the Agriculture Policy Framework Strategic Investments Working Group, the Agriculture Research Committee, and the Revenue Enhancement Committee. He is a member of the national federation's working group that developed the organization's National Food Strategy. Mr. Jamieson sits on the Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture Advisory Committee and sits on the Farm and Food Care Foundation Board of Directors as the only member east of Ontario.