NPPC: New Member in Government Relations Team

by 5m Editor
13 February 2009, at 5:51am

US - The National Pork Producers Council is pleased to announce that Tommy Sevier has joined its Washington, D.C., team.

Mr Sevier will serve as director of government relations, working with Audrey Adamson, NPPC assistant vice president for public policy.

“Tommy will be a great addition to our policy team,” said Kirk Ferrell, NPPC vice president for public policy. “He brings a wealth of Capitol Hill experience and knowledge of agriculture issues.”

Mr Sevier most recently served as deputy chief of staff for Rep. Robin Hayes, R-N.C., managing a congressional office and staff of 15. He also advised the congressman on economic development, small business, energy, telecom, trade and agricultural issues. Prior to working for Hayes, Sevier worked in the personal offices of Sens. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., and Kay Bailey Hutchinson, R-Texas, and Rep. Cass Ballenger, R-N.C.

Mr Sevier is a 1999 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.