Jess McCluer has been vice president of safety and regulatory affairs at the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) in Washington, DC since 2007.
Among his duties is staff liaison to the NGFA Grain Grades and Weights Committee.
In that role, McCluer works with members to develop and preserve inspection and weighing practices that facilitate timely, orderly, fair, safe, and economical grain marketing responsive to customer needs.
The committee develops NGFA’s policy positions and provides input to Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on official grain standards, as well as inspection and weighing practices that are accurate and consistently applied.
The committee is the principal advocate to USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) on official grain inspection and weighing issues in an effort to facilitate orderly marketing.
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