After Anne Alonzo’s departure last week as Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service, Secretary Vilsack has named Elanor Starmer Acting Administrator. Elanor most recently served as Senior Advisor to the Secretary on a variety of issues including local and regional food systems, FSMA, and organic. Before that, she was Coordinator and Advisor on Local and Regional Food Systems at USDA, and spent some time at Food & Water Watch as the Western Region Director. OTA wishes Anne well as she moves on from government service, and looks forward to continuing to work with Elanor in her new role!
Elanor Starmer named Acting Administrator of AMS
January 19, 2016 in Government Affairs & Policy
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