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Senate Agriculture Committee Advances Chavonda Jacobs-Young and Margo Schlanger

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today announced that the Committee voted to advance Dr. Chavonda J. Jacobs-Young to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics, and Margo Schlanger to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.

“Dr. Jacobs-Young and Ms. Schlanger are both leading authorities in their respective fields and are highly qualified for these positions,” said Chairwoman Stabenow. “I am pleased we are making progress on getting Secretary Vilsack’s team in place.” 

The Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Dr. Chavonda J. Jacobs-Young and Margo Schlanger on November 11, 2021.