The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced Connie Conway as the new State Executive Director (SED) in California for the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), serving as an appointee of President Donald J. Trump. FSA State Directors help implement USDA policies in planning, organizing, and administering FSA programs in their respective states. Prior to her appointment, Conway ran her own consulting business, focusing on strategic planning, business development, and government relations services. She also served as an assemblywoman for the California State Legislature where she served as Minority Leader and on the Agriculture, Transportation, Labor and Health Committees. She also served as a member of the Tulare County Board of Supervisors.