Emily Janowski, a Santa Rosa native raised in Fortuna, has been hired as Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s Membership Development and Advertising Coordinator. Janowski is a recent graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and past Member Services Coordinator for the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau.
Janowski is responsible for growing the membership of Sonoma County Farm Bureau as well as advertising sales for the Sonoma-Marin Farm News. The Sonoma County Farm Bureau is a non-profit membership driven organization dedicated to preserving and protecting agriculture in Sonoma County.
Janowski earned a Dairy Science degree from Cal Poly with a minor in Agricultural Communication. During her time at Cal Poly, she was a member of the Cal Poly Los Lecheros Dairy Club, Cal Poly Crops Club and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. She was an active member of the Fortuna 4-H club and her FFA chapter where she received her state FFA degree. She also served as the District 1 California Dairy Princess.
While attending Cal Poly, Janowski has been working as the Member Services Coordinator for the San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau for the last two years. In this position she was responsible for managing the retention and growth of their membership, developing a clear renewal plan, content creation for digital media and advertising and committee management and event management.
Previous to this, Janowski worked as an intern for the Humboldt County Farm Bureau where she developed membership outreach programs, created newsletters and marketing materials and launched their Young Farmers and Ranchers program.
In addition to her experience working for county farm bureaus, Janowski worked for Silver Horse Winery as a tasting room associate and for the Sonoma-Marin Fair in their livestock department.
Janowski is passionate about bridging the gap between producers and consumers while maintaining the economic viability of agriculture in our local communities. She strives to represent the Farm Bureau organization’s values while helping communicate the story of agriculture.
“Emily is a welcome addition to our staff. Emily’s background along with her education and experiences throughout her college years have prepared her well to coordinate our membership efforts across the county,” said Kim Vail, executive director of Sonoma County Farm Bureau.
Janowski can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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