Planning for animal welfare issues in America
Hannah Thompson-Weeman leads the development and implementation of engagement and communications strategy for the Alliance as the vice president, strategic engagement.
Her role includes coordinating industry-wide responses to emerging issues, engaging with key influencers, advising members on handling crisis situations and representing the Alliance on state, regional, national and international platforms through speaking engagements. Hannah also leads the Alliance’s media engagement efforts, connecting regularly with both trade and mainstream media outlets.
Hannah holds a B.S. in agricultural communication and an M.S. in agricultural and extension education from The Ohio State University. While pursuing her education, Hannah completed an undergraduate thesis based on agricultural policy and a graduate thesis focused on crisis communications and planning within the dairy industry. Prior to joining the Alliance in 2014, Hannah worked in marketing and public relations for Farm Credit Mid-America. She lives in Maryland with her husband and their three pets, two dogs and a cat.