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on March 1, 2017

AFIA welcomes new executive assistant

Jenny McFarland will support the association's President and CEO Joel Newman

The American Feed Industry Association welcomes Jenny McFarland as its new executive assistant to the President and CEO Joel G. Newman. In addition to supporting the association's president, she handles administrative duties for AFIA's foundation, the Institute for Feed Education & Research.

McFarland joins AFIA from the Associated General Contractors of America, where she served as executive assistant to the chief operating officer and CEO. She has a broad range of experience supporting C-level executives in the association, corporate and legal sectors.

"I am thrilled to have Jenny join our team," said Newman. "With her administrative experience across multiple sectors, she will be a valuable asset in realizing the goals of both AFIA and IFEEDER. I'm confident Jenny will make strong contributions to both organizations."

McFarland holds a bachelor's degree in English with minors in psychology and graphic design from Ohio University.

McFarland joined AFIA Feb. 20, and can be reached at (703) 558-3577 or

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