Jim Pelton has worked in public and private education for the last 25 years. He has an extensive background in skills training and education in support of employment and workforce development. He has played a foundational role in the development and implementation of Canada’s first university courses on the management of medical cannabis production under the MMPR and of pre-employment trades training in Alberta. As the Executive Director of Training Services, he is looking forward to supporting the expansion and professionalization of the cannabis industry workforce. Jim holds degrees from Concordia, York and the University of London.