Commodity Futures Trading Commission Agricultural Advisory Committee

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CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee
Founded 1985
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Web site www.cftc.gov

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Agricultural Advisory Committee advises the Commission on issues involving the trading of agricultural commodity futures. facilitates communications between the CFTC, the agricultural community, and agriculture-related organizations.

History

In 1985, the CFTC created the Agricultural Advisory Committee to advise the Commission on issues involving the trading of agricultural commodity futures and options and facilitate communications between the CFTC, the agricultural community, and agriculture-related organizations.[1]

Previously, then CFTC Commissioner Michael Dunn chaired the Agricultural Advisory Committee.

Membership

  • Dr. T. Randall Fortenbery, AAC Chairperson
  • David Senter, American Agricultural Movement Inc.
  • Doris Mold, American Agri-Women
  • Hayden Wands, American Bakers Association
  • Ed Elfmann, American Bankers Association
  • Gale Lush, American Corn Growers Foundation
  • Bill May, American Cotton Shippers Association
  • John Anderson, American Farm Bureau Federation
  • Steve Wellman, American Soybean Association
  • Ryan Weston, American Sugar Alliance
  • Lance Kotschwar, Commodity Markets Council
  • Robbie Boone, Farm Credit Council
  • Tom Kadlec, Futures Industry Association
  • Mark Scanlan, Independent Community Bankers of America
  • Clayton Hough, International Dairy Foods Association
  • Brian Dierlam, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.
  • Brendan Kalb, Managed Funds Association
  • Stephen Strong, North American Export Grain Association
  • Benjamin Boroughs, North American Millers' Association
  • Dudley Hoskins, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
  • Ed Luttrell, National Grange
  • Paul Penner, National Association of Wheat Growers
  • Joe Kovanda, National Cattleman's Beef Association
  • Mike Brown, National Chicken Council
  • Ron Lee, National Cotton Council of America
  • Scott Cordes, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
  • Curtis Friesen, National Corn Growers Association
  • Paul Riniker, National Farmers Organization
  • Zach Clark, National Farmers Union
  • MJ Anderson, National Grain and Feed Association
  • Edward Gallagher, National Milk Producers Federation
  • Neil Dierks, National Pork Producers Council
  • Trevor White, National Sorghum Producers
  • Bob Mack, R-CALF/ United Stockgrowers of America
  • Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association
  • John Owen, USA Rice Federation
  • Chris Beyerhelm, USDA-Farm Service Agency (Loans)
  • Dwight Lanclos, USDA-Risk Management Agency
  • Andy Hewes, US Rice Producers Association

Key People

CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad is the sponsor of the CFTC Agricultural Advisory Committee.


References

  1. Agricultural Advisory Committee. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Last modified on 15 December 2014, at 10:48