Deputy Secretary of Ag Confirmed
April 29, 2005
April 29, 2005 -- On Wednesday, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns confirmed Charles F. Conner to serve as the deputy secretary of agriculture.
"Conner's lifelong dedication to agriculture and his many years as an outstanding public servant will be an important asset to enhancing USDA's many missions," stated Johanns.
"The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) supported the appointment of Conner to this position. He has been a long-time supporter of the industry and we look forward to working closely with him on future programs," stated Peter Orwick, ASI executive director.