Peterson announces new Agriculture Committee staff

House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson recently announced that Patrick Delaney will join the House Agriculture Committee Minority staff as Democratic Communications Director.

“Patrick brings a broad range of food and agriculture policy communications experience to the Committee, having experience working within the row crop, specialty crop and food industries,” Peterson said. “He will play a vital role in the Committee’s work on a new farm bill and I welcome him aboard.”

Delaney comes to the Committee from the American Soybean Association, where he spent six and a half years as director of policy communication. Prior to that, he served for three and a half years as communications manager for the United Fresh Produce Association. Originally from Kansas City, Delaney holds a bachelor’s degree in political and persuasive communication from George Mason University, and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communication from West Virginia University.