Who We Are
Donna Braswell is manager of overseas accounting for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the global use of U.S. corn, barley and sorghum and related products worldwide including ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). In this capacity, Braswell is responsible for supervising the Council’s accounting policies and procedures and compliance with USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) regulations worldwide.
Braswell joined the Council in 1992 as an accounting assistant and was later promoted to manager of programs. Braswell develops and refines procedures for program management and serves as a liaison with the USDA FAS office.
Braswell received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
The Council is a private, non-profit partnership of agribusinesses and producers committed to building and expanding international markets for U.S. feed grains and ethanol. The Council has 10 international offices that oversee programs in more than 50 countries. Support for the Council comes from its producer and agribusiness members and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) through programs authorized in the U.S. farm bill