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Federal agency administrator

Bruce Irving Knight, American former federal agency administrator.


Knight, Bruce Irving was born in 1962 in Gann Valley, South Dakota, United States.


Attended, South Dakota State University.


Legislation assistant to Senator James Abdnor United States Senate, 1985—1986, staff member to Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, 1995. Legislation assistant to Republican Fred Grandy United States House Representatives, 1987—1989. Director government relations & marketing services National Association Wheat Growers, 1989—1995.

Government relations representative National Corn Growers Association, 1995—1997, vice president public policy, 1997—2002. Chief Executive Officer National Resources Conservation Service, 2002—2006. Under secretary for marketing & regulatory programs United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 2006—2009.

Founder, principal Strategic Conservation Solutions, since 2009. Board directors Commodity Credit Corporation, 2006—2009.