Nancy Nyquist is joining Michigan Farm Bureau as the external executive management and policy specialist in the Public Policy and Commodity Division.
In her role, Nyquist will be responsible for managing and soliciting contracts with agricultural commodity organizations to provide executive management services as well as provide policy analysis on labor-related issues.
Nyquist brings extensive agricultural experience to Michigan Farm Bureau, having held multiple roles at the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, including market development specialist and legislative director. She most recently served as the associate director of corporate and foundation relations for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Public Policy and Commodity Division at Michigan Farm Bureau and am looking forward to bringing my background to work each day and combining my experience in government, the public sector, and higher education,” Nyquist said.“Additionally, I am excited to get back to work on public policy issues that are so important to the agriculture industry.”
Nyquist is a graduate of Northwood University with a B.B.A. degree in marketing and management and an alumna of the Great Lakes Leadership Academy at Michigan State University.