Mike Young (agriculture official)

Michael L. Young is an American government official. He served as the acting United States Secretary of Agriculture from January 20, 2017, when Donald Trump took office as President of the United States, to April 25, 2017, when the United States Senate confirmed Sonny Perdue as the new secretary. Young has been director of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Budget and Policy Analysis since October 2010, and has served for 25 years in that office, and has previously served in other positions within the department. He has a bachelor of science degree in botany from Colorado State University and a master of business administration degree from George Washington University.[1]

Mike Young
United States Secretary of Agriculture
Acting
In office
January 20, 2017  April 25, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMichael Scuse (acting)
Succeeded bySonny Perdue
United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
In office
January 20, 2017  October 10, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMichael Scuse (acting)
Succeeded byStephen Censky
Personal details
EducationColorado State University (BS)
George Washington University (MBA)

References

  1. "USDA Acting Secretary and Candidates for Deputy Secretary". DTN Progressive Farmer. Retrieved March 31, 2017.

Media related to Michael L. Young at Wikimedia Commons

Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Scuse
United States Secretary of Agriculture
Acting

2017
Succeeded by
Sonny Perdue


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.