|Position:||Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Professional Development|
|Department:||Public Affairs and Member Services|
|Work Phone:||(202) 587-4245|
|Fax Number:||(202) 587-4300|
Janet Riley joined the Institute in 1991. In her role, she develops public information and issue management strategy, manages press relations and drafts speeches, news releases and other public communications and oversees the Institute's news reporting on MeatAMI.com. She also oversees AMI’s member services department.
On behalf of the meat and poultry industry, Riley has appeared on Nightline, CNN, The Daily Show, The Martha Stewart Show, National Public Radio, ABC News, NBC News and many other outlets. In 2012, she won ESPN.com's “Quote of the Year."
In addition, she is the liaison to the Animal Welfare Committee and oversees policy initiatives in this area. As a member of the AMI Crisis Management Team, she provides strategic counsel to AMI members when needed. Riley also serves as president of the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council.
She earned her Bachelor of Science at
Northwestern University's Medill School of