U.S. Poultry & Egg Association announces the promotion of Barbara Jenkins to vice president of education programs. The association's Poultry & Egg Institute sponsors industry-specific education and training programs that help member companies improve operations, identify and reduce loss exposures, and enhance employee safety and retention. The Institute also identifies and maintains technical resources that address key industry issues.
"Barbara began her career with USPOULTRY as an administrative assistant in 2000. In the corresponding eleven years, she has taken on every responsibility given her, as well as completed her college degree while working full-time. She has learned all aspects of the industry and is a positive representative for the association. This promotion recognizes the level of responsibility for which her position has grown, and we are confident in her ability to lead the program in the future," comments John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.