NASDA’s new Senior Director, Public Policy RJ Karney officially started on Monday. We’re thrilled to have RJ join the NASDA team and serve as head of NASDA public policy. Learn more about RJ. Last week, Rep. David Scott (D-G.A.) clinched the title of House Agriculture chairman for the 117th Congress, marking a new era for the committee as it prepares for the next farm bill reauthorization. House Republicans approved Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (R-P.A.) as the committee’s ranking member. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-C.T.) was named chair of the House Appropriations Committee. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-C.A.) announced the full list of House Democratic Caucus Chairs for the 117th Congress, while House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy released the full list for the Republican Caucus Ranking Members.