Jon Wyss, State Executive Director

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Jon Wyss, State Executive Director

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11707 E. Sprague Ave.
Ste 303
Spokane, WA 99206
(509) 323-3000
(855) 843-1172

Jon Wyss began serving as the state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Washington in June 2019.

Wyss was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming, and attended Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, Texas. While attending college, he began an 11-year career in the trustee industry when becoming employed by the United States Bankruptcy Trustee for the Northern District of Texas.

Prior to his appointment to FSA, Jon worked for his wife Melanie’s family company, Gebbers Farms, as an analyst and government affairs director. Wyss also served as the chief deputy assessor for Spokane County and temporarily served as a Washington State Senator for the 6th legislative district. Additionally, he has been appointed to serve as an advisor to various legislative committees at the local, state, and national level for over 18 years.

Jon also served as USA Farmers vice president, U.S. Apple Association north region director, chairman of the Okanogan Long Term Recovery Group, president of Okanogan County Farm Bureau and as a Washington State Farm Bureau board member, and chairman of the Coalition for Property Rights.

Jon and Melanie have two daughters and one son. Jon enjoys volunteering with Boys and Girls Clubs on the Colville Federated Tribes reservation and has recently opened a Boys and Girls Club in Brewster, Washington.