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News Release: ARA Welcomes Danielle Sikes to Policy Team

Oct 28 2019

WASHINGTON (October 28, 2019) – Last week the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) welcomed Danielle Sikes to the organization in the role of Director of Public Policy.

"We are excited to have Danielle on board," said ARA President and CEO Daren Coppock. "Her experience and relationships in Washington will be an asset to the team and for our members."

Before joining ARA, Sikes served as the Director of Congressional Relations for the National Pork Producers Council where she advocated on behalf of U.S. pork producers before Congress and the administration.

"I am excited to join the ARA team and look forward to working on behalf of the agricultural retail industry," said Sikes.

Previously, Sikes worked in the office of Congressman Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, serving as a legislative assistant handling agriculture, finance, foreign affairs, tax, and trade issues.

A native of Southern California, Sikes earned a bachelor's degree in political science from California State University, Fullerton.

Sikes can be reached at or by phone at 202-595-1706.