WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2013—President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative.

Vetter has been the Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services at USDA since 2010.

From 2007 to 2010, she was an International Trade Advisor on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. Prior to working in the Senate, she held several roles at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, including Director for Agricultural Affairs from 2005 to 2007 and Director for Sustainable Development from 2001 to 2005. 

Prior to that, she was Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Management at the U.S. Department of State from 2000 to 2001. Ms. Vetter received a B.A. from Drake University and an M.P.A. and Certificate in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.


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