Director of CommunicationsEmail Shanna
Growing up in Eastern Oregon surrounded by Oregon’s
beautiful Wheat Country, Shanna attended Helix High School and completed her
Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Extension Education from the University of
Idaho and her Master’s Degree from Colorado State in Integrated Resource
Management; Agriculture Communications. Career endeavors led her to small town Idaho where she began her Extension career as the County Extension Educator, overseeing livestock duties in three counties.
Shanna and her family returned to Pendleton in 2013 and
joined the Oregon Wheat family in 2018. Before coming to OWGL she enjoyed working with growers at the Umatilla Co. Soil & Water Conservation District and also serving as the Administration & Marketing Manager for the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon.
Among various other duties for OWGL, Oregon Wheat Foundation and Oregon Wheat PAC, she manages
and creates content for all of the Oregon Wheat social media platforms, bi-weekly newsletter, Oregon
Wheat Magazine and website.