The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) has promoted Cierra Walker to the position of global ethanol programs coordinator, effective Sept. 12.
Walker previously served the Council and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) as the receptionist and administrative assistant in the organizations’ co-located offices in Washington, D.C.
“If you have ever engaged with Cierra during her time at the front desk, you know her as a kind and generous colleague, willing to assist and jump into any opportunity,” said Mackenzie Boubin, USGC director of global ethanol export development.
“The ethanol team is delighted to have Cierra join during this exciting time in the industry as we continue to develop and promote ethanol around the globe. Her organizational and communication skill sets, approachable demeanor and desire to learn will prove to be a valuable addition to the USGC organization.”
In this role, Walker will provide administrative support to the ethanol department, assist in the preparation of visiting teams, program planning and reporting.
Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Towson University.
Please join the Council in congratulating Cierra!
About The U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.