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Chimenti named vice president/CEO of CAST

Linda Chimenti
Linda Chimenti
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) announced today it has named Linda Chimenti, its current chief operating officer, as vice president and chief executive officer effective February 1.

The nonprofit organization, based in Ames, Iowa, specializes in assembling and communicating science-based agricultural information to a broad audience.

Before joining CAST in 2001, Chimenti worked for the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, a public policy research center at Iowa State University.

Chimenti will succeed John Bonner.