In the Office of Congressional Relations, Mia Mayberry was appointed deputy director of intergovernmental affairs. Mayberry has been serving as the outreach director for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar. John Rapp is the new director of the Office of Budget and Program Analysis, a role he held in an acting capacity. Brooke Jamison was appointed associated administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service. Jamison has sent 23 years working on agriculture and international development policy, including time as a congressional staffer. Regina Black is the new chief of staff for trade and foreign agricultural affairs. Most recently, Black was the director of the executive office at the U.S. Dairy Export Council. Caryn Compton was named the chief of staff for the Rural Utility Services. Compton has been the chief of staff for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Dr. Marty Matlock will be the senior advisor for food systems resiliency within USDA’s Marketing and Regulatory Programs. Matlock was the founding executive director for the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center.
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