Jim Hubbard is a step closer to a possible job as USDA undersecretary for natural resources and the environment after being grilled yesterday by members of the Senate Agriculture Committee about his nomination.
The Renewable Fuels Association announced today that Bob Dinneen, who’s been the group’s president and CEO since 2001, will step aside in October to take up a senior advisory role. Executive Vice President Geoff Cooper will take over as president and chief executive.
USDA could soon have a new chief scientist. President Trump says he plans to nominate Scott Hutchins, the global leader of integrated field sciences for Corteva Agriscience, as the department’s undersecretary for research, education and economics.
Growth Energy will soon have a new vice president of communications and public affairs. She’s Jennifer Morris, who previously served as senior vice president of corporate and public affairs at Edelman.