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Clay Leonard Pederson

Clay Leonard Pederson, American nonprofit organization administrator. Named Farm Reporter of Year South Dakota Farmers Union, 1985, Prime Promoter South Dakota Beef Industry Council, 1985. Member Clinton Transition Team, Washington, 1992-1993. Member Public Relations Society of America (Colorado chapter), National Association of Farm Broadcasters.

Background

  • Pederson, Clay Leonard was born on March 29, 1961 in Winner, South Dakota, United States. Son of Albert and Vernice Marie (Blomstrom) Pederson.

  • Education

    • Student, University South Dakota, 1980. Student, Brown Institute, 1980. Student, Moorhead (Minnesota) State University, 1988.

    Career

    • News director Station KGFX Radio, Pierre, South Dakota, 1981-1985. Farm director American Agricultural Network, Fargo, North Dakota, 1985-1988. Communications director National Farmers Union, Denver, 1988-1992, vice president education and public relations, since 1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Clinton Transition Team, Washington, 1992-1993. Member Public Relations Society of America (Colorado chapter), National Association of Farm Broadcasters.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, golf, camping, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Ann Bloom, July 25, 1987. Children: Joseph Fransen, Ruth Pederson, Hannah Pederson.
    • father: Albert Pederson
    • mother: Vernice Marie (Blomstrom) Pederson
    • spouse: Rita Ann Bloom
    • children: Joseph Fransen Pederson
    • Ruth Pederson
    • Hannah Pederson
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    Born March 29, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      University South Dakota
    • 1980
      Brown Institute
    • 1988
      Moorhead (Minnesota) State University
    • 1981 - 1985
      News director, Station KGFX Radio
      Pierre, South Dakota, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      farm director, American Agricultural Network
      Fargo, North Dakota, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      communications director, National Farmers Union
      Denver, Colorado, United States