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Ranking Member Boozman Announces Staff Addition

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that Coleman Garrison will be joining as professional staff managing the conservation and climate portfolios on the Republican side of the committee.

“We are excited to welcome Coleman to the committee. His experience and subject matter knowledge will be extremely valuable to the team as we begin writing the new farm bill. I look forward to working with him to help ensure our farmers continue to feed, clothe and fuel the world while maintaining our global leadership in efficiency and sustainability,” Boozman said.

Garrison joins the committee after overseeing government and public affairs for the Irrigation Association. Prior to that role, he served as the director of government affairs for the National Association of Conservation Districts.

In addition to his extensive experience managing conservation policy for industry and non-profit groups, Garrison is a seasoned Hill veteran with years of service as a legislative staffer for members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Garrison worked for U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) and former members Sandy Adams (R-FL) and Randy Neugebauer (R-TX).

A native of Frisco, Texas, Garrison earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Texas Tech University.