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Biden picks Almond Alliance president for USTR’s chief ag negotiator

September 13, 2021 at 5:31 PM
President Biden plans to nominate Elaine Trevino, the president of the Almond Alliance of California, to serve as chief agricultural negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the White House said on Monday. Biden, in the same announcement, also shared his intent to nominate Marisa Lago for under secretary of Commerce for international trade and Reta Jo Lewis as president and chair of the Export-Import Bank. The chief agricultural negotiator announcement comes after increasing pressure from industry groups...


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