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Steckel new head of National Biodiesel's Washington office

The National Biodiesel Board announced today that it has hired Anne Steckel as vice president of federal affairs and head of its Washington office.

Steckel is chief of staff to Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., has worked for Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and has directed government relations at the American Farm Bureau Federation and Growth Energy, a renewable fuels trade group.

Steckel takes over the position from Manning Feraci, who left NBB recently to head government affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association.