MAY 2014


(Posted Tue. May 6th, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association proudly congratulates Senior Director of Public Policy Sam Willett for his selection as a 2014 Top Lobbyist by the CEO Update newsletter. This honor, conferred by the publication, was conferred in light of Willett’s hard work that contributed to the final passage of the 2014 farm bill.


“Sam works tirelessly as an advocate for corn farmers, and nowhere can the fruits of his efforts be better seen than in the 2014 farm bill,” said NCGA Vice President of Public Policy Jon Doggett. “Year after year, Sam fights against inertia in Congress to improve the crop insurance options and risk management tools available to farmers. His dedication, perseverance and deep understanding of the issues are always readily apparent to those with whom he works. Public recognition of his work is a tribute to the excellence he exhibits every day.”


CEO Update highlights staff lobbyists whose advocacy work achieves significant goals for the betterment of association membership on an annual basis. The awards are given to association staff lobbyists who exhibit rally membership support behind clear policy positions and vigorously put these issues forward utilizing an exceptional combination of strategy, skill and experience.