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Adam Nielsen

B.A. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Adam Nielsen is the Director of National Legislation and Policy Development in the Governmental Affairs and Commodities Division of the Illinois Farm Bureau. Nielsen plans and executes the organization's national legislative programs, acts as a liaison with the Illinois Congressional delegation and federal agencies, and organizes the association's fly-ins to Washington, D.C. Nielsen is also responsible for the implementation of IFB's policy development program, coordinates the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable, a group of all agriculture associations and organizations within Illinois, and serves as assistant secretary of ACTIVATOR, IFB's political involvement committee. Adam joined Illinois Farm Bureau in 2000 and served three terms as a member of the Normal (IL) Town Council.