SPARKS, NV – Nevada Farm Bureau Federation welcomes Jessica Fagundes as the organization’s new director of communications.
Fagundes graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno this spring, receiving bachelor degrees in journalism and Spanish. She is originally from Churchill County where she grew up on her family’s farm.
Fagundes most recently worked at the Nevada Department of Agriculture as a public information intern. Previously, she interned in public relations at Immunize Nevada, Renown Health, the Associated Students of the University of Nevada and Nevada FFA
“We are excited to have Jessica join us,” said Nevada Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Clay McCauley. “Her experience with public relations and a background in agriculture will be a great addition to the team.”
“Jessica will be a big help in advocating for our organization and Nevada agriculture,” said Nevada Farm Bureau Federation President Hank Combs. “I am excited to see how she will educate the public and tell our members’ stories.”
Fagundes began her new position this May. As director of communications, she will manage the public relations for the Nevada Farm Bureau, assist the Young Farmers & Ranchers Program and Women’s Leadership Committee and travel the state to work with county Farm Bureaus.