Sen. Cannella names new Ag Committee consultant

Sen. Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), chairman of the California Senate Committee on Agriculture, has announced the hiring of Dr. Anne Megaro, as the consultant for the committee.  Megaro replaces John Chandler, who returned to his family business, Chandler Farms in Selma.“I’m pleased to have Dr. Anne Megaro as the consultant to the Senate Agriculture Committee,” said Sen. Cannella. “Anne’s extensive background in animal science research and agriculture public policy is going to be a tremendous asset to the committee. She will be able to apply her knowledge to better shape the committee’s policy goals and help grow California’s agriculture industry.” Megaro most recently served on the government relations team at CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Previously, she served as a congressional fellow as part of the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. There she advised members of Congress and committee staff on a wide range of public policy issues, such as agriculture, trade, education, higher education, research funding, health, nutrition, and food safety. Megaro received a bachelor’s degree in animal science and management from the University of California, Davis and a doctoral degree in animal science from Cornell University. June 14, 2012 Cannella Press Release