For Immediate Release
Contact: Mariah Wollweber, 202.975.1249, firstname.lastname@example.org
NAWG Welcomes EPA’s Appointment of Rod Snyder
Washington, D.C. (October 7, 2021) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced the appointment of Rod Snyder to serve as the Agriculture Advisor. The National Association of Wheat Growers welcomes the EPA’s appointment of Rod Synder.
“We are pleased with the appointment of Rod to this critical role at EPA. I have worked with Rod for many years in DC and he has extensive experience on agricultural policy issues and is known for working collaboratively across diverse interest groups,” NAWG CEO Chandler Goule said, “It has been a pleasure to work with him during his time with Field to Market, of which NAWG serves on the Board of Directors. We hope to continue to work with Rod collaboratively on environmental policies that work for wheat growers and benefit rural America.”
Snyder has served as president of Field to Market since March 2014. Prior to this role, he held positions at the National Corn Growers Association and CropLife America and has focused on the intersection of agricultural and environmental issues. Snyder has also been involved with the Conservation Technology Information Center, the Agricultural Nutrient Policy Council, and the Pesticide Policy Coalition.
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NAWG is the primary policy representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. NAWG works with a team of 20 state wheat grower organizations to benefit the wheat industry at the national level. From their offices on Capitol Hill, NAWG’s staff members are in constant contact with state association representatives, NAWG grower leaders, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members, Administration officials and the public.