WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — Renee Munasifi has joined the American Soybean Association (ASA) as regulatory affairs manager.

“We are excited to welcome Renee to the ASA team,” said Steve Censky, chief executive officer of the ASA. “Her previous experience working with Congress and at the USDA will play a major role in furthering soybean regulatory efforts.”

Prior to joining ASA, Munasifi spent six years as senior policy adviser for Congresswoman Kristi Noem of South Dakota, a Member of the House Ways & Means Committee and Senior Deputy Whip, where she worked on agriculture, biotech, trade, energy, and other issues.

“Renee will fill a much needed position on our staff,” said John Gordley, director of ASA’s Washington office. “She brings with her a wealth of experience that will allow us to effectively communicate and achieve regulatory priorities as we head into the new administration and 115th Congress.”

Munasifi graduated from North Dakota State University with degrees in international relations and Spanish.