Tom Vilsack has a position (Secretary of Agriculture) at United States Department of Agriculture

Title Secretary of Agriculture
Start Date 2009-01-21
Is Current yes
Executive yes
Compensation 191,300 USD
Notes Prior to his appointment, Vilsack served two terms as the Governor of Iowa, the first Democrat elected to that office in more than 30 years. In that role, and as a state senator and the mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Vilsack was born into an orphanage and adopted in 1951. He received a bachelor's degree from Hamilton College in 1972 and earned his law degree from Albany Law School in 1975. Following school, he and his wife Christie moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa - her hometown - where he practiced law. The Vilsacks have two adult sons, Jess and Doug; a daughter-in-law, Kate, who's married to Jess; and one grandchild.