U.S. Beet Sugar Association Staff

Cassie Bladow
President

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Cassie Bladow

President

Cassie Bladow is the President of the U.S. Beet Sugar Association. She provides leadership in navigating issues of importance to the nation’s beet processing cooperatives. She previously served the association as director of government affairs, then vice president.

Cassie has served as an advocate for agriculture throughout her career. Prior to rejoining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association, she was chief of staff for Senator John Hoeven. She grew up on a sugar beet farm in Minnesota and is a graduate of North Dakota State University.

Carrie

Carrie Vicenta Meadows
Vice President of Government Affairs

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Carrie Vicenta Meadows

Vice President of Government Affairs

Carrie Vicenta Meadows serves as the Vice President of Government Affairs for the U.S. Beet Sugar Association. Carrie has spent her career working on agricultural policy. Prior to joining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association, Carrie served as the Agriculture Advisor to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler. As a senior advisor at EPA, Carrie led the office that served as the primary advocate and liaison for U.S. agriculture at EPA. Before joining EPA, Carrie was a 16-year veteran of Capitol Hill where she held positions including Chief of Staff to Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and Legislative Director and agricultural policy advisor to Congressman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06). Carrie is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, and a graduate of James Madison University.

Allyson

Allyson Jones-Brimmer
Director of Operations

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Allyson Jones-Brimmer

Director of Operations

Allyson Jones-Brimmer serves as Director of Operations for the U.S. Beet Sugar Association. Prior to joining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association, Allyson worked as Director of Industry Relations for the Animal Agriculture Alliance. She had previously worked as a crop insurance agent at Farm Credit East. Allyson holds a B.S. in animal science and agricultural science education and an M.A.T. in agricultural education from Cornell University.

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