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Karen Coble Edwards

Consultant, United Soybean Board

About Karen Coble Edwards

Karen Coble Edwards works through Gordley Associates on the Biobased Products Coalition, a group of biobased products manufacturers and agricultural groups who joined together in 2007 to enhance government policy opportunities for biobased products. Separate from the Biobased Products Coalition, Karen has consulted to the United Soybean Board on biobased products education and outreach since 2001. She has organized numerous industry dialogues and other events to promote biobased products use by federal agencies and other government sectors. Karen has also consulted to the National Biodiesel Board since 2000. Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Karen has been involved in federal policy for more than 20 years and has worked on a wide range of domestic and international issues. Reared on a Missouri farm, Karen has a degree in agricultural journalism from the University of Missouri.