The Animal Agriculture Alliance has appointed Emily Meredith as the Alliance’s new director of communications.

Meredith, formerly of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, joins the Alliance after receiving her J.D., with a concentration in food and drug law, from Seton Hall University in Newark, N.J. As the director of communications, Meredith will develop, oversee and implement all aspects of the Alliance’s communications strategy, including social media initiatives.