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BOARD MEMBERS

FAEA Board Members represent American agriculture sectors that are critical to providing a secure and safe supply of food to U.S. and global consumers. Collectively they represent products that account for over 40 percent of U.S. agricultural exports.

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Jim Sutter

FAEA Chairman
CEO, USSEC

USSEC is a dynamic partnership of key stakeholders representing soybean producers, commodity shippers, merchandisers, allied agribusinesses ...

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Nick Gardner

Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Multilateral Affairs, USDEC

The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) is a non-profit, independent membership organization that represents the global trade interests of U.S. dairy producers, proprietary ...

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Kent Swisher

President and CEO, North American Renderers Association

The North American Renderers Association (NARA), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, was formed in 1933 as the professional organization of the rendering industry. NARA also has offices in Hong Kong and Mexico City.

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Gina Tumbarello

Sr. Director of Global Strategies, Policy and Trade

American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), based in Arlington, Va., is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal food...

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Ryan LeGrand

President and CEO, USGC

The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) and ethanol. ...

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Maria Zieba

Vice President of International Affairs, NPPC

The National Pork Producers Council, which consists of 42 affiliated state associations, is the global voice for the U.S. pork industry, enhancing opportunities for the success of ...

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Jesse J. Sevcik

Executive Director, Global Government Affairs, Elanco

Elanco (NYSE: ELAN) is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries ...

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Greg Tyler

President & CEO, USAPEEC

Out of its home office in Stone Mountain, Ga., USAPEEC's reach is far ranging. Through its network of international offices and consultants in key markets around the globe, ...

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Dan Halstrom

President and CEO, USMEF

USMEF is a not-for-profit trade association representing nine diverse industry sectors, including beef/veal producers and feeders, pork producers and feeders, lamb producers...

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Laurie Hueneke

Associate Vice President, Global Public Policy & Government Relations, Merck Animal Health

Through its commitment to the Science of Healthier Animals®, Merck Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of ...

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