Carolyn Cross

Compliance and Advisory Officer, OMAFRA
Carolyn Cross

Carolyn Cross

Compliance and Advisory Officer, OMAFRA
Carolyn.Cross@ontario.ca

Biography

Worked in a family owned and operated retail butcher shop and licensed abattoir for 10 years.

Provincial meat inspector in licensed abattoirs in Eastern Ontaro for 16 years and a further processing inspector in freestanding meat plants for 2 years.

With the Regulatory Compliance Unit from 2007 to current.

-Respond to complaints from the public, stakeholders and internal program areas

-Monitor compliance with existing regulations

-Collaborate with other enforcement agencies

-Progressive compliance through education, advisory,  inspections, enforcement  (tickets), hearings, and special projects

-Provide specialized compliance support to various internal Ministry programs including meat program, Foods of Plant origin, Dairy program, veterinary services, beef cattle financial protection program

-This specialized support also includes training and education with obstruction, note taking, orientation and testifying.