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Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Webinar Speaker Series — Tom Vilsack

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Name: Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Webinar Speaker Series — Tom Vilsack
Date: May 12, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 6:40 PM CDT
Event Description:
The Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is pleased to announce the first webinar of our 2020 Speaker Series on Tuesday, May 12th with our special guest Secretary Tom Vilsack.  

Tom Vilsack became president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) in February 2017, after serving eight years as the nation’s 30th Secretary of Agriculture. Prior to his appointment, he served two terms as the Governor of Iowa, in the Iowa State Senate, and as the mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. 

Vilsack provides strategic leadership and oversight of USDEC’s global promotional and research activities, regulatory affairs and trade policy initiatives. This includes working with industry leaders to develop a long-term vision for building sales and consumer trust in U.S. dairy. Together with the USDEC board, he creates strategies to successfully achieve the shared vision. He serves as the organization’s primary spokesperson and ambassador to a host of global and domestic stakeholders.
 
The meeting will be held via Zoom on May 12th, 2020 from 6:00-6:40pm.  Secretary Vilsack will begin his presentation at 6:00pm, and a question and answer session will be held immediately after.

Please go to gdmcfr.org for more information about the Secretary, his work, and details about the event. The webinar link is: https://zoom.us/j/95734719535.  For questions and additional details, please contact: events@gdmcfr.org

The Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public dialogue on foreign relations. Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations holds monthly meetings featuring a speaker on topics of various aspects of foreign policy and international issues. Our meetings are held at Wakonda Country Club in Des Moines, Iowa.

Established as a program of the Council on Foreign Relations in 1938, American Committees on Foreign Relations became its own association in 1995 and established headquarters in Washington, D.C. Comprised of more than 30 local affiliates around the country, American Committees on Foreign Relations promotes dialogue between civic leaders and policy makers and other foreign relations experts through lecture-discussions and other civic forums.

The Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations is sponsored in part by Kemin Industries, Principal Financial Group, Des Moines Area Community College and the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

Please go to dmcfr.com for more details about the event and the extensive biographies of our speakers.
Location:
Zoom Meeting
The webinar link is: https://zoom.us/j/95734719535.
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, May 12
6 – 6:40 p.m.

The meeting will be held via Zoom on May 12th, 2020 from 6:00-6:40pm.  Secretary Vilsack will begin his presentation at 6:00pm, and a question and answer session will be held immediately after.
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