As the State Policy Campaigns Director for the National Young Farmers Coalition, David supports farmer-led campaigns for creative, inclusive, and equitable state policy change. In the ten years prior to joining Young Farmers, David served in various roles for former Iowa Senator Tom Harkin and as a presidential appointee at the U.S. Department of Agriculture during the Obama administration. David grew up in Portland, Oregon and the small town of Marble Rock, Iowa. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa.