Full Name
Karla Bergstrom
Job Title
Manager of Government and Industry Affairs
Farm Name / Company
Alberta Canola
Speaker Bio
Karla joined Alberta Canola in 2012 and is the Manager of Government & Industry Affairs (GIA). The GIA Committee supports the board to advise governments and affect change on policy matters of importance to the canola industry. It also represents over 12,000 canola farmers in Alberta on evolving local, provincial, national and international issues that can have a significant impact on their long-term success.

Karla works closely with CCGA’s policy staff on national and international issues, programs, policies that enhance the success of Canadian canola farmers. She is also an integral part of Team Alberta, which is a collaborative approach to advance policy on behalf of four of the province’s major crop commissions that include Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola, Alberta Pulse Growers and the Alberta Wheat Commission.
Karla Bergstrom