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AMI Announces New Regulatory Affairs Director Ashley Peterson, Ph.D.

Friday, July 31, 2009

(American Meat Institute)

The American Meat Institute today announced that Ashley Peterson, Ph.D., will assume a new role as director of regulatory affairs, focusing on environmental, sustainability and animal welfare matters. 

In her new position Peterson will assume responsibility for serving as the staff liaison to both the Environmental and Sustainability Committees. 

Peterson, who joined AMI in August 2007, previously served as director with the AMI’s Legislative Affairs Department. Prior to that, Peterson was a Congressional Science Fellow in the office of Representative Marion Berry (D-AR), working on agriculture, energy, environment and appropriations issues. Peterson obtained her Ph.D. in Animal Science from the University of Maryland, her Master of Science degree in Animal Science from Michigan State University and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky.

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