09.25.17

Roberts, Stabenow Announce Witnesses for Hearing on Rural Development, Energy Programs

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 witnesses for the Committee’s upcoming hearing on rural development and energy programs in the Farm Bill reauthorization.

 

Title:     Rural Development and Energy Programs: Perspectives for the 2018 Farm Bill

 

Who:   Panel I

Ms. Anne C. Hazlett, Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Richard A. Davis, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Chadwick Parker, Acting Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. Christopher A. McLean, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

 

Panel II

Ms. Aleta Botts, Executive Director, Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, Elizabethtown, Ky.

Mr. Elmer Ronnebaum, General Manager, Kansas Rural Water Association, Seneca, Kan.

Mr. Christopher Stephens, President/CEO, Coweta-Fayette EMC, Palmetto, Ga.

Mr. Denny Law, CEO, Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Wall, S.D.

Dr. Brent H. Shanks, Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Mr. Mark Olinyk, President, Harvest Energy Solutions, Jackson, Mich.

 

Date:   Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

 

Time:  9:30 a.m.

 

Place:  216 Hart 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.

 

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Press Contact

Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035

Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-1437