Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has joined the board of directors of Feeding America, the nation’s largest anti-hunger organization. Feeding America represents 200 food banks across all 50 states in the country and provides food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs. Vilsack became president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council in February of this year, after serving eight years as the nation’s 30th Secretary of Agriculture. Vilsack joins the 19-member board of Feeding America comprised of business and non-profit leaders, including representatives from Wal-Mart, Kroger, Morgan Stanley, Allstate and various food banks. Vilsack reportedly joined the organization’s board of directors Tuesday.
From the National Association of Farm Broadcasting News Service.