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Welcome New Board Members 2022

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Welcome New Board Chair Elect Alan Prouty

Alan Prouty


Welcome New OTA Committee Vice-Chair Jennifer Weekes

Jennifer Weekes


ODA Director Nominated to USDA Post

Alexis Taylor, Director of Oregon Department of Agriculture has been nominated by President Biden to the position of USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. Taylor has served as ODA’s director since 2016. Prior to her position at ODA, she oversaw USDA’s Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services. Taylor grew up on her family farm in Iowa, graduated from Iowa State University, and served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was deployed to Iraq. For more information.


Casey Sixkiller appointed EPA Region 10 Administrator

President Biden will appoint Casey Sixkiller the administrator for EPA Region 10, which covers Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Sixkiller has served as the Deputy Mayor of Seattle and the Chief Operating Officer of King County, the largest county in Washington. He launched the Cherokee Nation’s Washington D.C. office and served as their lead advocate before Congress and the federal agencies. He began his public career first working for U.S. Rep Jim McDermott (D-WA) and then for U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Sixkiller is a graduate of Seattle Public Schools and Dartmouth College. And, yes, he is the son of famed University of Washington quarterback Sonny Sixkiller.

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