Republican Professional Staff
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
Carley Esser currently serves as professional staff for the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee under Ranking Member John Boozman. She leads the Title I commodity programs, disaster programs, and crop insurance portfolios.
Formerly, Esser was the senior legislative assistant for Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler where she handled the agriculture committee portfolio in addition to trade, energy, environment, education, foreign aid, transportation and infrastructure policy portfolios since 2018.
Other experience in the industry includes the U.S. Grains Council in their Global Strategies department, a stint with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and extensive involvement with the National FFA Organization and Agriculture Future of America (AFA) organizations.
Esser graduated with a degree in Agricultural Education from the University of Missouri where she was able to work with agriculturalists across her home state.