February 18, 2018


Contact: Mark Gignac

Erin Williams has been with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) for over 10 years. She has served in a variety of roles, including Dispute Resolution Specialist and Policy and Planning Coordinator for the agency’s Division of Consumer Protection. She is currently a Policy Analyst in the agency’s Office of Policy, Planning, and Research and serves as the agency’s Regulatory Coordinator. Ms. Williams has coordinated VDACS’s work to oversee Virginia’s industrial hemp research since the enactment of the Virginia Industrial Hemp Law in 2015. Additionally, she oversees the agency’s Industrial Hemp Grower License program. Ms. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and a law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut.



The Conference Center at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville VA 24540

Monday evening, February 26, 2018 - Networking Reception in the IALR Atrium

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – Daylong Summit of Experts

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