New NDA Assistant Director Announced

New NDA Assistant Director Announced

July 11, 2008

Nebraska native Ginger Langemeier has been hired as the new NDA assistant director.

"Ginger comes to us with strong experience in public policy development, as well as agricultural roots through her family's farming operation in Hooper," said NDA Director Greg Ibach.

Langemeier is deputy director for government relations for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) in Washington, DC. She will begin her duties with NDA August 18.

"The state's agriculture industry is undergoing dynamic change, and I look forward to representing all segments of the industry as we adapt to the challenges and opportunities before us," Langemeier said.

Previously, Langemeier served as deputy chief of staff and legislative director for Representative Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska and in several key positions for Representative Sam Graves of Missouri.

Langemeier was raised on her family's diversified farm near Hooper.

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Nebraska Department of Agriculture