Audrey Adamson has been named vice president, Domestic Policy Issues for the National Pork Producers Council, according to She will begin her new job on Sept. 1. Adamson currently serves as Assistant Vice President of Public Policy,

Also, according to Meatingplace, Kirk Ferrell has resigned his position as NPPC Vice President of Public Policy to devote more time to his family.

Ferrell, who started in the job in 2001, will continue in the position until late September to help with the transition and aid NPPC in addressing several pending issues, the release said.