The National Corn Growers selected Jon Doggett, the current NCGA Executive Vice President, as their new interim CEO. He’ll start the new duties August 1, after the departure of current CEO Chris Novak.Doggett has been in the EVP role since 2014. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Public Policy and continues to manage the NCGA’s 11-person Washington office, as well as leading the organization’s public policy efforts.
A Montana native who grew up on his family’s ranch, Doggett has substantial knowledge of production agriculture and more than 30 years of agricultural policy experience. Prior to joining the NCGA, Doggett worked for 11 years at the American Farm Bureau Federation as the lead lobbyist on a number of public policy issues, including ethanol, climate change, land use, conservation, and endangered species. He’s also worked for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association/Public Lands Council, and as a senior legislative assistant.
More information about the formal search process for a permanent CEO will be made at a later date.
From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.