Clinton is responsible for coordinating the activities of the Agronomy Specialists. He also has extension responsibilities covering the Mid-West region of Alberta and Saskatchewan and is the team lead on Sclerotinia stem rot and Verticillium stripe related issues. Clinton is from a mixed farm near Lloydminster where he resides. Previous to the Director role, he was an Agronomy Specialist for the CCC for 5 years. His previous experience was a plant pathologist for Advanta Seeds in Winnipeg, a canola research manager for Monsanto in Winnipeg, and a technical rep for Monsanto in Edmonton. Clinton holds a B.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan and a M.Sc. in Plant Pathology from the University of Manitoba.