The Western Governors’ Association is excited to announce that Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra will join Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Denis McDonough, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, as keynote speakers at WGA’s 2022 Annual Meeting on July 26-28 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Along with providing updates on the current work of their departments, the Cabinet Secretaries will sit down for roundtable discussions on the most important issues facing the region with eight Western Governors – Doug Ducey (Arizona), Jared Polis (Colorado), David Ige (Hawaii), Brad Little (Idaho), Greg Gianforte (Montana), Doug Burgum (North Dakota), Spencer Cox (Utah), and Mark Gordon (Wyoming). 

The Governors will also host a slate of panel discussions with regional experts about wildfire, cybersecurity, drought, and the supply chain. 

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.