|Kathleen A. Merrigan|
|United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture|
April 8, 2009 – March 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Chuck Conner|
|Succeeded by||Krysta Harden|
October 6, 1959 |
Merrigan helped develop USDA's organic labeling rules while head of the Agricultural Marketing Service from 1999 to 2001. Between her USDA positions, she worked at Tufts University as Director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment Program. She has a PhD in environmental planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (2010). Hearing to Consider the Nominations of Joe Leonard, Jr., Kathleen A. Merrigan, and James W. Miller to the U.S. Department of Agriculture: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, April 1, 2009. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 59. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- "Congressional Record: 2009 Daily Digest". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- "Kathleen Merrigan Resigns as U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary - Bloomberg Business". bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.
- Merrigan, Kathleen A. - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy - Tufts University at the Wayback Machine
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