Warren H. Gfeller of Russell, Kansas, has been appointed by the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to serve on the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) for Animal and Animal Products. The ATAC advises the USTR and Secretary of Agriculture on international trade matters relevant to U.S. agriculture. Gfeller is owner and operator of Stranger Valley Ranch, a commercial cow/calf operation that runs more than 800 cows on over 10,000 acres in Russell County, Kansas. The ranch is a progressive operation that is focused on added value, sustainability and quality assurance. “I am honored to have been appointed to serve on the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee,” said Gfeller. “I look forward to representing the interests of livestock producers across the U.S. in international trade negotiations.” Gfeller has served as CEO and chief financial officer of public companies involved in domestic and international business, and as a member of boards of directors for companies in various industries. From 1983 to 1991, Gfeller served as president, CEO and as a director for Ferrellgas Inc.