Director of Governmental Affairs
Taylor Williamson joined the Kansas Wheat staff in January 2019 as the Director of Governmental Affairs. He received his bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, Specialty in Political Science, from Kansas State University in 2018. He interned in the Department of State: Office of Agriculture Policy during his senior year, where he worked on trade regulations overseas and biotechnology outreach. Taylor grew up on a farm in western Kansas.
Taylor is responsible for the legislative and grassroots efforts, including state, national and international legislation and regulations impacting the Kansas wheat industry. His duties include membership recruitment and retention strategies, preparing and implementing leadership development programs and cultivating organizational relationships to communicate Kansas Wheat's mission, vision and goals.