Cameron LLP Partner Appointed General Counsel of U.S. Department of Agriculture-Sponsored Research and Promotion Board

The United States Department of Agriculture today confirmed the appointment of Cameron LLP partner Tom Skilton as General Counsel of the newly established National Processed Raspberry Council. The Council appointed Skilton to this position at its June 4 Board Meeting. The appointment was subject to USDA approval.

The Council was established by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on April 12, 2013, and consists of 23 representatives from the United States, Canada and Chile. The Council operates under the auspices of the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service pursuant to the Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order (7 CFR Part 1208) and the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 7411-7425).