Created: 11/29/11 (Tue) | Topic: Leadership
Joey Tigges joins NDFB staff
North Dakota Farm Bureau (NDFB) has hired Joey Tigges of Casselton as the organization’s Director of Consumer Education and Public Relations.
“It is more imperative than ever that our industry connects with consumers, and Joey has the experience, agricultural background and enthusiasm to lead those efforts,” said NDFB Executive Vice President Jeffrey Missling.
In her newly created position, Tigges will oversee production of NDFB publications and news releases and work with the Promotion and Education Committee to establish consumer outreach programs.
Tigges comes to NDFB with years of experience as a sales representative and Show Feed Specialist for ADM Alliance Nutrition. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a Minor in Animal Science and Extension Education from North Dakota State University.
Tigges grew up on her family’s Angus cattle farm near Velva, N.D., and currently resides near Casselton, with her husband and daughter. Tigges will be based in the Fargo office, located at 1101 1st Ave. N.
“Joey is a hard-working and proud promoter of our dynamic industry,” Missling said. “We are fortunate to attract such a capable individual to our staff.”
Tigges began her work with NDFB on November 28.
A full listing of NDFB employees can be found on this website at www.ndfb.org/?id=92.