The Biden administration announced a nominee for the Chief Ag Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Elaine Trevino. She’s currently the President of the Almond Alliance of California. The Biden administration says Trevino understands tariff and nontariff barriers to trade and the importance of maintaining America’s strong trade agreements. Trevino previously served as the Deputy Secretary at the California Department of Food and Agriculture under Governor Schwarzenegger and Governor Davis where she oversaw the international export and trade programs.
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