WASHINGTON, May 13, 2022 – “Alexis Taylor has dedicated her life to public service. Her career has been dedicated to serving American citizens through her work in U.S. agriculture and trade policy. She is also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Her nomination is based on USDA’s commitment of linking U.S. agriculture with the rest of the world in order to increase export opportunities for American producers and farmers, and to improve global food security. Alexis currently serves as the Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture, a position she was appointed to in December 2016 by Governor Kate Brown, where she oversees policy directives for Oregon’s 38 programs and its 500 employees. Iowa State University awarded her a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Communications.
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