AFIA Recognizes Staff Excellence

May 2, 2024

Contact Victoria Broehm

From left: Raamezah Ahmad, Erica Burson, Shakera Daley, Lynette Tucker 


The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is pleased to announce the promotion of four staff members in recognition of their dedicated work in serving AFIA’s members and advancing AFIA’s mission.  

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of four exceptional team members at AFIA,” said AFIA’s President and CEO Constance Cullman. “These promotions not only acknowledge their individual expertise and hard work but also underscore our commitment to fostering leadership opportunities within the AFIA.

The following staff have been promoted, effective May 1:  

  • Raamezah Ahmad, formerly AFIA’s manager of graphic and web design, is now AFIA’s senior manager of graphic and web design.  

  • Erica Burson, formerly AFIA’s membership and database specialist, is now AFIA’s membership manager. 

  • Shakera Daley, formerly AFIA’s accounting and administrative specialist, is now AFIA’s office and certifications manager and will be taking on administrative work within the Safe Feed/Safe Food certification programs.  

  • Lynette Tucker, formerly AFIA’s meetings and events specialist, is now AFIA’s manager of meetings and sponsorships.  

In addition to the promotions, the AFIA has adjusted Taylor Lekin’s title to marketing and program development specialist to better align with the roles and responsibilities of this newly created position.