The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Lisa Keen, who joins the organization as the marketing and operations administrative assistant in the St. Louis, Mo. office. Keen recently served as the corporate executive assistant for the CEO, COO and CFO for Post Acute Medical, LLC in Enola, Pa., She will support Vice President of Marketing and Operations Fred Stemme as well as staff projects related to membership, meetings, leadership training, industry relations and grassroots activism.
“We are pleased that Lisa is joining our team, and we have already seen the depth of skill and enthusiasm she brings to her work over the past few days,” said Stemme. “Lisa has extensive experience in contract and project management as well as administrative support in a fast-paced environment. Her proven skill have allowed her to hit the ground running, already adding to the team in a positive, productive way that will benefit our efforts to maintain and create opportunities for U.S. corn farmers.”
Keen has a degree in Spanish from Broward College and a certificate in project management from InfoSec.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
CommonGround is a group of farmers connecting with consumers through conversations about science and research and personal stories about food and misinformation surrounding farming. Supported by the NCGA and state corn organizations.
The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Administered by NCGA the partnership has more than 220 working farms enrolled in 16 states. SHP’s mission is to utilize science and data to partner with farmers who are adopting conservation agricultural practices that improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the farm.