Animal Ag Alliance Promotes Hubbart to Communications Director
January 5, 2011 - The Animal Agriculture Alliance recently promoted Sarah Hubbart to Communications Director, where she will be responsible for managing all aspects of the organization's communications strategy. She was previously the Communications Coordinator for the Alliance.
"I'm thrilled to announce Sarah's promotion to Communications Director. She has demonstrated both an incredible talent for writing and ability to connect with stakeholders, as well as tremendous leadership in building the Alliance's communications program," said Executive Vice President Kay Johnson Smith. "Thanks to her strategic understanding of online communications, the Alliance has become a leader in engaging stakeholders via social networking."
Hubbart joined the Alliance as an intern in the summer of 2009 and was hired full-time in September 2009 as Communications Coordinator. Hubbart has been a champion of building a successful communications program for the Alliance, and she will be taking on new responsibilities in her new role as Communications Director. She will manage all media initiatives, all online and social networking outreach efforts, as well as all marketing, promotional and educational communications initiatives.
Hubbart was born and raised in a rural community called Sheridan, Calif., where she grew deep respect for America's farmers and ranchers. She received a full scholarship to California State University, Chico, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Agricultural Communications while representing the college as an Ag Ambassador.
The Animal Agriculture Alliance, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is a broad-based coalition of individual producers, producer organizations, suppliers, packer-processors, allied industries, scientists, veterinarians and retailers. The Alliance's mission is to communicate the important role of animal agriculture to our nation's economy, productivity, vitality and security and that animal well-being is central to producing safe, high-quality, affordable food and other products essential to our daily lives.