WASHINGTON, DC, US — The US Grains Council (USGC) has named Dylan Biggs its new trade policy coordinator at its Washington, DC, US, office, effective Nov. 14.

As trade policy coordinator, Biggs will provide support to the trade policy team. He also will organize staff and member travel, make arrangements for visiting teams and facilitate program planning and execution. 

Biggs has been the receptionist and administrative assistant for the USGC and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) in the organizations’ co-located offices in Washington, DC. Biggs holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Temple University and a master’s degree in international service from American University.

“Dylan is an excellent example of a team player,” said Andrew Brandt, director of trade policy at the USGC. “In addition to his experience so far at USGC, providing support during the lead-up to Export Exchange, he has also interned for a congressman and a foundation here in Washington, DC. Dylan is also well traveled, as he has studied in France and lived in Australia for a short stint. We look forward to having him on the team.”

The USGC develops export markets for US barley, corn, sorghum and related products, including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the USGC operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union.