Foodicons Accelerator


Janie Simms Hipp


Native American Agriculture Fund

Foodicons Accelerator

Immediate prior experience: Director, Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, University of Arkansas; Of Counsel OFW Law, Washington DC

Senior Advisor for Tribal Relations to Secretary Tom Vilsack, USDA, Washington DC and Director, Office of Tribal Relations, USDA

Prior Experiences Include:

Director, Risk Management Education, Risk Management Agency, USDA, Washington DC

National Program Leader, National Institute for Food and Agriculture, USDA, Washington DC (NPL for Risk Management Education, Farm Financial Management, Trade Adjustment Assistance and Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program)

Consultant, Food and Agriculture Policy; Indian Law Policy

Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas Fayetteville (College of Agriculture) teaching in the Law, Agriculture, Engineering, Honors, and Arts and Sciences Departments (agriculture law and policy; environmental law and environmental justice)