Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts from Kansas has named senior staff for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee.
Roberts is the committee chairman and named Julian Baer, formerly of OFW Law, as senior policy adviser for nutrition. Janae Brady, a former lobbyist for the soybean industry, will serve as senior professional staff for trade and food aid. James Glueck will move from deputy staff director to senior policy adviser for biotechnology, risk management and grain inspection.
Roberts also named his former staffers Darin Guries and Wayne Stoskopf to positions. They will work as senior professional staff for rural development, energy and transportation and professional staff for commodities, crop insurance and day, respectively.
Andrew Vlasaty, who joined the committee in 2011, will serve as senior professional staff for conservation, environment and forestry.