Scott Moe was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in the 2011. He was born and raised in the constituency on a grain farm and educated at the University of Saskatchewan where he received his B.S. in Agriculture. Scott served as a member of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Crown and Central Agencies and was deputy chair of the legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
Mike Naig grew up on a farm near Cylinder, Iowa, in the northwest corner of the state. He is a graduate of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake with degrees in biology and political science. He has spent his entire career working in agriculture, having served in public policy roles for state and national agribusiness trade associations as well as in private industry.
Prior to his position at California State University, Mechel Paggi held positions in Washington, D.C., as principal analyst for agriculture at the Congressional Budget Office and served as the executive director of the congressionally mandated Commission on 21st Century Agriculture. From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Paggi served as senior economist at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy. From 1988 to 1995, Dr.
Harrison Pittman received his juris doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, after attending Mississippi State University and graduating from the University of Arkansas. He then earned an LL.M. in Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law’s Graduate Program in Agricultural Law. He has taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H.
Kevin Pula is a Policy Specialist with the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Transportation Program. In this role, Kevin leads NCSL’s Transportation Funding and Finance policy research efforts and assists state legislatures in related policy matters. He tracks state legislation related to motor fuel taxes, variable-rate gas taxes, alternative fuels and electric vehicles, bonding and transportation appropriations.