Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Ag Day Coffee Kicks-off National Ag Day

Photo by Chuck Zimmerman, ZimmComm, LLC
The Ag Day Coffee kicked off the 2012 Ag Day Celebration, March 8, in Washington, D.C. Over 200 people attended the morning coffee to hear Krysta Harden, Chief of Staff to Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, at the USDA Whitten Building Patio.

Before joining the Obama Administration, she served as the CEO of the National Association of Conservation Districts based in Washington, D.C. from 1993-2004. Ms. Harden was the Senior VP of Gordley Associates, an agriculture consulting firm, where she focused on conservation and renewable energy issues.

Krysta worked on Capitol Hill from 1981-1992. Her time on the Hill included serving as a professional staff member for the House Agriculture Committee and as chief of staff and press secretary to former Congressman Charles Hatcher (D-GA).

Krysta is from Camilla, Georgia, where her family still lives and farms and a graduate of the University of Georgia.
Photo by Chuck Zimmerman, ZimmComm, LLC