Tom Vil­sack served as Gov­er­nor of Iowa from 1999 – 2007 and U.S. Sec­re­tary of Agri­cul­ture from 2009 – 2017. He is pres­i­dent and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Coun­cil (USDEC); a Strate­gic Advi­sor of Food & Water Ini­tia­tives at the Nation­al West­ern Cen­ter as part of the Col­orado State Uni­ver­si­ty Sys­tem team; and Glob­al Chair for the Inter­na­tion­al Board of Coun­selors on Food & Water Ini­tia­tives. He serves on the board of Feed­ing Amer­i­ca, GenY­outh and Work­ing Amer­i­can Edu­ca­tion Fund and the World Food Prize Foun­da­tion Board of Advisors.
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Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture Weighs in on the 2018 Farm Bill