MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Agri-Business Association (WABA) has named Sara Schoenborn their Director of Marketing and Public Relations. In this role, Schoenborn will also be contracted to serve as the Communications Director for the Wisconsin Corn Program. Her duties for both organizations will focus on media and member relations, social media and event marketing.
“We are delighted to have Sara join Wisconsin Corn and for this partnership with WABA,” says Nicole Wagner, Wisconsin Corn Executive Director. “WABA’s members are our growers’ partners and with Sara’s help, we hope to expand program offerings that are beneficial to both organizations.”
Schoenborn is a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she majored in dairy science and life sciences communication. She will be graduating in May with a Master’s of Agribusiness degree from Kansas State University. Previously, Schoenborn served as the Director of Communications for Cooperative Network and as Executive Director of the Wisconsin FFA Foundation.
“We are really excited to have Sara join the WABA team,” says Tom Bressner, WABA Executive Director. “Her experience, enthusiasm and love for agriculture will help WABA reach new heights in growing positive relations with our members and the public.”
The Wisconsin Agri-Business Association, Inc. (WABA) is a non-profit trade association. The mission of the Wisconsin Agri-Business Association is to represent, provide programs and services, educate, train, manage regulatory and legislative affairs, and to be a strong unifying voice for the agribusiness industries of Wisconsin. To learn more, visit www.wiagribusiness.org.
The Wisconsin Corn Promotion Board of directors is comprised of nine corn growers elected from across the state. This volunteer board was formed in 1983 with the passage of a corn checkoff and is dedicated to market development, research and education. The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association is a grassroots organization committed to increasing the profitability of corn production through sound policies, continued market development and strong involvement in the political process. To learn more, visit www.wicorn.org.
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For more information, contact:
Sara Schoenborn, Director of Marketing and Public Relations