Roberts, Stabenow Announce Hearing on USDA Nominees Smith, Vaden

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Committee will hold a hearing to consider the nominations of Glen Smith and Stephen Vaden.

Who:   Glen R. Smith, of Iowa, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration

Stephen Alexander Vaden, of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture

Date:  Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

Time:  9:30 a.m.

Place:  328A Russell Senate Office Building

***Please note: Press bringing audio/video equipment should check in with the Senate Radio-Television Gallery at radiotv.senate.gov or 202-224-6421. The hearing will be webcast live on ag.senate.gov. 


Press Contact

Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035

Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-1437