Daniel R. Glickman is vice president of the Aspen Institute and executive director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program, a nonpartisan public policy education and civility building program for members of Congress. Glickman served as the US secretary of agriculture from 1995 until 2001. Under his leadership, the department administered farm and conservation programs, modernized food safety regulations, forged international trade agreements to expand US markets, and improved its commitment to fairness and equality in civil rights. Prior to that, Glickman served for 18 years in the US House of Representatives representing the 4th Congressional District of Kansas (D). Glickman is a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and served as chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) from 2004 until 2010. Before joining the MPAA, he was director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.