|30th United States Secretary of Agriculture|
From: January 21, 2009-Present
|President||Barack Hussein Obama|
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
|40th Governor of Iowa|
From: January 15, 1999 – January 12, 2007
Tom Vilsack is the former Governor of Iowa and a member of the Democratic Party. He was a candidate early on in the 2008 Presidential Election for the Democratic nomination, but withdrew and endorsed Senator Clinton. He was nominated for Secretary of Agriculture by Barack Obama and was confirmed by the Senate.