PennAg Staff

 Christian (Chris) Herr
 Executive Vice President
 As Exe
cutive Vice President of PennAg, Chris is responsible for the overall management of the

 association, service corporation and PennAg Insurance Group. He is responsible for staff

 oversight, managing the day to day programs and financial affairs of PennAg and its operating


 Kelly Caldwell
 Director of Communications & Member Services
 Kelly coordinates PennAg's public and media relations efforts, is responsible for the development 
of PennAg printed literature  and provides routine support of the PennAg website and member database. Kelly also works closely with the  PennAg Membership Committee on member related activities, and completes a variety of member services.

 Nicole Cassel
 Director of Member Relations & Insurance Benefits
 Nicole manages the
PennAg Insurance Group, offering a variety of insurance options to members of 
the association. Nicole is responsible for the
 maintenance of current members of the insurance 
group, as well as new enrollment. She is also active in member relations and activities within the association.

 Jessica Darr
 Assistant Vice President
 Agronomic Products CouncilSeed CouncilSwine Council
 Jessica works with the members of the Agronomic Products, Seed, and Swine Councils to make them aware of important issues and legislation that may affect  member companies. Jessica also serves as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Pork Producers Council and works with the Certified Crop Advisers  Program (CCA) and PA Agronomic Education Society (PAES).

 Karen Deimler
 Office Administrator & Accounting Associate
Karen’s responsibilities include the day-to-day administration of the PennAg office and various clerical tasks required on a routine basis. She also assists with numerous association activities and serves as the recording secretary for the Service Corporation, Association & Insurance Group. Her extensive bookkeeping and administrative experience serves PennAg’s Insurance Group, in addition to certain contract relationships held by PennAg’s Service Corporation.


Mindy Fleetwood
 Assistant Vice President
 Feed, Grain & Allied Industry Council and Poultry Council
 Mindy works with various PennAg councils to keep members abreast of issues and legislation that may
 affect their companies. Coordinating regular council meetings and events, Mindy keeps in touch with

 members and is able to bring their respective concerns and challenges to the attention of decision-makers

 in an effort to positively affect member companies and agribusiness as a whole. Additionally,
 Mindy coordinates the PennAg Annual Meeting & Spring Banquet.

 Colleen Hershey
 Assistant Vice President
 Horse Council, Manure Haulers / Applicators Council, Social Media
 Colleen handles the social media presence for PennAg, keeping the association's Facebook and Twitter accounts up-to-date and relevant. Aside from creating
 posts and tweets, Colleen also oversees the PennAg Horse Council and Manure  Haulers/Applicators Council, coordinating regular events and meetings for those
 groups. She also assists with the planning for  the PennAg Annual Meeting & Spring Banquet.


 Tiffany Piaskowski
 Financial Management, Bookkeeping
 Daily bookkeeping and billing for the association and the service corporation are Tiffany's main

 responsibilities. Tiffany also assists in forming the budget for both entities. 



 Jennifer Reed-Harry
 Assistant Vice President
 Aquaculture Council, Legislative and Environmental Affairs, Transportation and
Workforce Committees
 Jennifer works with the Aquaculture Council to make those members aware of issues that may affect

 their companies. A registered lobbyist, Jennifer also is very active on the Capitol scene, meeting with legislators and staff
 on pertinent issues. She 
also works with the Legislative (assisting in setting association policy), Transportation, and
 Workforce Committees.


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