As Senior Government Relations Representative for the National Farmers Union, Layla Soberanis advocates for family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities in Congress and the executive branch.
Layla has worked on political strategy and legislative issues for several campaigns and organizations, including Legislative Director for the National Association of Chemical Distributors, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Manager to the National Corn Growers Association, and Legislative Assistant for the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA). While at NCGA, Layla worked on a diverse set of agriculture policy and regulatory issues, including precision agriculture, farm ownership and copyright law. Soberanis also has extensive experience working on transportation, trade, and labor policy issues. Additionally, she is bilingual in both English in Spanish and has served as interpreter for both the Mexico and Cuba trade delegation visits to the United States.
Layla earned her bachelor’s degree in History and Hispanic Studies, with a minor in Black Studies from the College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctorate from Ave Maria School of Law.