Chandler GouleChandler Goule was promoted to National Farmers Union’s senior vice president of programs in 2014. Goule began his career with NFU in November 2009 as the vice president of government relations. Goule previously served as the staff director of the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry for the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture under former chairman Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. Peterson is a member of the conservative Blue Dog Democrats Coalition. In his current capacity, Goule oversees NFU’s government relations, communications, membership and education departments, which advocate for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers. For eleven years prior to joining NFU, Goule worked in Washington, D.C., on agriculture, food safety and trade policy. His previous experience extends to companies such as Bayer CropScience, Syngenta and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the Washington office of Rep. Charlie Stenholm, D-Texas. Growing up in rural Morgan Mill, Texas, Goule is familiar with agriculture policy and the rural way of life. He graduated from Texas A&M University on a 4-H scholarship, earning a Bachelor of Science in animal science with an emphasis in production. While in Washington he completed his master’s in political management and corporate and public affairs at The George Washington University. Goule has appeared on “Good Morning America,” CNN’s “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” and NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show.” He has also been interviewed on Bloomberg TV and C-SPAN’s “The Washington Journal.” Goule resides on Capitol Hill and is an avid scuba diver and snow skier.

Chandler Goule will be presenting the following on Friday:

11:15 a.m. Washington Update
National Farmers Union’s Chandler Goule will provide updates on DC politics.

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