Communications and International Programs Director
Chris Brunner is liaison for WIFSS international programs and manages communications and marketing for WIFSS. She serves as the connection between WIFSS and two major Chinese programs involving hundreds of graduate and undergraduate students, and vocational college faculty. She plays an important public relations role in the consortium linking WIFSS, Nanjing Agricultural University, Massey University in New Zealand, and Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands. In her role as a leader in communications and marketing over the last 6 years, she helped advance the development of a new Website. She writes blogs for Breaking News, and the Newsletter, and actively promotes news about WIFSS research and programs on social media. She has been instrumental for WIFSS’s programs receiving notoriety locally as well as internationally.