8/4/22 • General

Statement on the Passing of Rep. Jackie Walorski

August 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – In reaction to the passing of Representative Jackie Walorski, John Bode, President and CEO of the Corn Refiners Association, issued the following statement:

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of Representative Jackie Walorski, along with her staff Emma Thomson and Zachery Potts. Not only was Representative Walorski a wonderful person and a leader for the state of Indiana, but her experience in trade and agriculture helped pave the way for important policy advancements that improved the lives of all Americans. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Representative Walorski, along with the loved ones of her staff and Edith Schmucker.”


The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, starch, advanced bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.