Chuck Conner, American trade association administrator, former federal agency administrator.
Conner, Chuck was born on December 30, 1957 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 1980.
Agricultural aide to Senator Richard Lugar United States Senate, 1980—1987. Minority staff director United States Senate Agricultural, Nutrition & Forestry Committee, 1987—1995, majority staff director, 1995—1997. President Corn Refiners Association, 1997—2001.
Special assistant to the President for Agricultural, Trade, & Food Assistance National Economic Council, 2001—2005. Deputy secretary United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 2005—2009, acting secretary, 2007—2008. President, Chief Executive Officer National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC), since 2009.
Married Druscilla Conner. Children: Katie, Benjamin, Andrew, Emily.