Today, USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced the names of appointees to the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee and six agricultural technical advisory committees (ATACs) for trade. Western Growers Vice President of Federal Government Affairs Dennis Nuxoll has been appointed to the ATAC for Trade in Fruits and Vegetables.
According to the committee charter, in this role, Nuxoll will “advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture and the United States Trade Representative on matters that are of concern to the United States and to its consumers, producers, processors, and traders of fruits and vegetables in connection with the trade policy activities undertaken by the United States.” Additionally, Nuxoll will “provide advice and information regarding trade issues that affect both domestic and foreign production and trade concerning fruits and vegetables.”
Nuxoll will serve on the ATAC until June 15, 2023.
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