Wednesday, November 28, 2012

President Appoints Jill Long Thompson to Ag Post

Today President Obama named Jill Long Thompson, former Democratic congresswoman and gubernatorial candidate, to be the chair and chief executive officer of the Farm Credit Administration. She was undersecretary for rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Clinton administration from 1995 to 2001, and was CEO of the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy. Read more about her appointment here.