Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Chandler Goule, from the National Farmers Union, who will be speaking at the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit.
Chandler Goule was promoted to National Farmers Union’s senior vice president of programs in 2014. Goule began his career with NFU in November 2009 as the vice president of government relations. In his current capacity, Goule oversees NFU’s government relations, communications, membership and education departments, which advocate for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers.
For eleven years prior to joining NFU, Goule worked in Washington, D.C., on agriculture, food safety and trade policy. His previous experience extends to companies such as Bayer CropScience, Syngenta and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the Washington office of Rep. Charlie Stenholm, D-Texas. Goule also served as the staff director of the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry for the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture under former chairman Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn. Peterson is a member of the conservative Blue Dog Democrats Coalition.