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Amanda Eamich

Dir of Web Communications
Amanda is the Director of Web Communications U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Communications. The policies and programs of the USDA impact the lives of Americans every day – from food, agriculture, and science to natural resources – and there is an ever-present opportunity to communicate our mission effectively through digital channels and platforms. Amanda is the Department’s Digital Strategy Lead and works alongside the Office of the Chief Information Officer, agencies and programs to deliver a 21st Century government. Leading digital communication activities at USDA, she provides strategic guidance to the Office of the Secretary and coordinates efforts of the Department’s seven mission areas and 29 agencies and offices. She also provides overall strategic guidance for a wide range of communication campaigns throughout the Department including the monthly AskUSDA Twitter chat with leadership, open gov effort and associated policies. Recent accomplishments include the USDA’s first-ever Drought Code Sprint, Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass design and launch, USDA website redesign, MyPlate and Apps for Healthy Kids competition. Prior to joining the Office of Communications, Amanda served as a press officer for the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

My Speaker Sessions

Friday, March 11

5:00pm CST