Fresh Produce Association of the Americas Hires Erika Dominguez as New Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator
- by Jordan Okumura
NOGALES, AZ - A new friendly face is joining The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) ahead of one of the group’s most active times of year. The association has welcomed Erika Dominguez, who has previous experience with FPAA, as its newest Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator.
“It is an honor to be working with an organization that does so much for our community. I am thankful for the opportunity, and I look forward to contributing to the association and the new challenges that lie ahead,” said Erika, who previously served as FPAA’s Membership Programs Coordinator.
Erika is a native of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales High School alumni, who graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in 2015. According to a press release, Erika has been active with the FPAA since graduating, helping the association with specific projects related to the Unisource utility rate case, and spending some time working as a history teacher at her former high school.
“We are excited to have Erika working with the FPAA,” says Association President Lance Jungmeyer. “She is an intelligent, hard worker that will bring a lot to this position. She has shown time and again that she is a fast learner that goes above and beyond to deliver on key projects. We are lucky to have her working on behalf of our members.”
In her new role, Erika will be responsible for the following:
- Coordinating the FPAA’s communications activities
- Coordinating outreach to reporters
- Overseeing the FPAA’s website and social media
- Focusing on specific policy issues that the FPAA monitors on behalf of the members
“Erika is going to bring a lot to the FPAA and its members,” added Allison Moore, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Director. “This will expand our ability to positively impact our members’ businesses.”
Welcome to the FPAA team, Erika, and here’s to another great year of work by the entire association.