Senior Director, Government Relations
Dr. Claudia Larson is the Senior Director of Government Relations at NMPF. Since joining in 2019, Larson has undertaken advocacy and outreach work on a wide range of issues, leading the organization’s efforts in Congress to advocate for agricultural labor reform, where she played an active role in crafting and advancing the bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which recently passed the House for a second time. Larson has also built support for NMPF’s child nutrition priorities and worked successfully with Congress to secure key improvements to the Small Business Administration’s COVID-19 relief programs to better assist dairy farmers and their cooperatives. Prior to joining NMPF, Claudia served as Communication Director and Strategic Policy Associate for the office of Representative Jim Costa (D-CA), currently Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture.