Deputy Administrator Commodity Procurement Program
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Dave Tuckwiller is the Deputy Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) Commodity Procurement Program and is responsible for managing over $3 billion annually in purchases of meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, dairy, grains, and oilseed commodities to support American agriculture and provide safe and nutritious food for various nutrition and International food aid programs. Additionally, Dave is the Executive Director of the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM), which manages all supply chain aspects of Federal agricultural support, nutrition, and food aid programs. Dave began his career in the Food and Nutrition Service’s Food Distribution Division, where he worked for twelve years managing the ordering and distribution of food to Federal nutrition programs before moving to AMS in 2004. Dave graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Accounting, and is a native of Stafford, Virginia, where he still resides with his wife and three children.