NAWG Hires New Director of Communications and Partnerships
Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2021) – National Association of Wheat Growers Chief Executive Officer, Chandler Goule, announced today that Mariah Wollweber has been hired as the organization’s new Director of Communications and Partnerships, effective Monday, April 19, 2021. Wollweber is a fifth-generation wheat farmer from Washington State. Growing up in a farming family, she was able to see how policies and practices impacted the agricultural community. She wanted to be a voice for those involved in agriculture, so she became an active member in 4-H and FFA, learning how to communicate about ag-related topics. She began her career working in journalism and has spent the last five years in the communications and marketing industry.
“We are excited to have Mariah join our team,” said NAWG Chief Executive Officer Chandler Goule. “With her unique background and first-hand farming experience, we are confident Mariah will be an asset to the organization.”
In addition to other organizational duties, Wollweber will be responsible for sending out press releases and will act as NAWG’s point of contact for all media inquiries.
“Being able to work with farmers around the nation is an honor. I am so excited to be a part of the National Association of Wheat Growers as their new Director of Communications and Partnerships.” said Mariah Wollweber.
NAWG is the primary policy representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. NAWG works with a team of 20 state wheat grower organizations to benefit the wheat industry at the national levels. From their offices on Capitol Hill, NAWG’s staff members are in constant contact with state association representatives, NAWG grower leaders, Members of Congress, Congressional staff members, Administration officials and the public.