Dr. Maria Rodriguez

Shadow Cabinet - Agriculture and Rural Revitalization



Dr. Maria Rodriguez (she/her) grew up in Venezuela and emigrated to Canada 27 years ago. She has a lifetime of experience in both national and international agricultural production systems, research, and policy. Maria recently retired from the federal public service, where she held a variety of responsibilities, most recently with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada as Manager, Science Policy and Partnerships.  She holds an agriculture engineering degree from the Central University of Venezuela and a PhD in animal science from McGill University in Montreal. She lives in Montague, PEI.