Saturday, March 26, 2011

Maureen Kelly Moseman to Speak on Biofuels Issues

I am pleased to announce that Maureen Kelly Moseman will be coming to Fayetteville this week to address the LL.M. class on biofuels issues.

Maureen brings a wealth of experience in agricultural law & policy to the classroom.  She currently runs Moseman & Associates, LLC, representing clients before federal agencies on legislative and regulatory issues.  She has successfully assisted her clients in obtaining funding from the USDA, the U.S. AID, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Her clients in this position and in her past work have included major universities, a major dairy trade association, a major fruit and vegetable association, the United Soybean Board, and a consortium of historically black agricultural colleges.

During the Clinton administration, Maureen held several key agricultural policy posts  -  Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Food Safety, Special Assistant to the Administrator of the Cooperative Research, Education, and Extension Service, Legislative Director for the Under Secretary for Research, Education, Economics, and Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary for Marketing an Regulatory Programs.

Maureen is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA), and she served as AALA President from 2008-09.  She organized and presided over the very successful AALA conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2008.  She is a graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota with a degree in Economics and a magna cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Maureen will be our featured speaker in Food, Farming, & Sustainability on Tuesday, March 28 and will also meet with the class to discuss and provide advice regarding career decisions.

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