Rod Snyder has been picked to be the Environmental Protection Agency’s new agriculture adviser, and former Rep. Xochitl Torres Small has been confirmed by the Senate to become the Agriculture Department’s undersecretary for rural development.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture has tapped Ted McKinney to be the organization’s new CEO, and President Joe Biden has selected civil rights lawyer Margo Schlanger to be USDA’s assistant secretary for civil rights.
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Chavonda Jacobs-Young to become undersecretary for research, education, and economics and USDA's chief scientist, and Pat Wolff joined the Maryland Farm Bureau as senior director of national affairs.
The Department of the Interior has announced new leadership, former EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has joined The Heritage Foundation, and Blake Rollins has been selected to serve as Missouri Farm Bureau’s chief administrative officer.
President Joe Biden has nominated Doug Parker to be the assistant secretary for occupational safety and health at the Department of Labor and plans to nominate Republican Cindy McCain as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. World Food Programme.