CAC Agency Updates; USDA Approval Notifications and Use of CAC Agencies Distribution List

Through this module you will learn who is included on the CAC agency distribution list, and who to contact when submitting a USDA approval request.

Through this module you will learn who is included on the CAC agency distribution list, and who to contact when submitting a USDA approval request.

CAC Agency Updates

To ensure consistent and timely updates to CAC marketing agencies, CAC has developed a “CAC Agencies” distribution list within our email system.

Below is a list of agencies and CAC staff who are included on that distribution list:

  • Fusion Marketing:  Steven Muro, Jill Netzel, Mary Scott
  • Golin:  Jennifer Baker-Asiddao, Andrea Giancoli, Hannah Judah, Alice McWilliams, Cristina Samiley, Lori Small
  • MMM Marketing:  Ann Segerstrom, Kim Kurata, Peggy McCormick
  • Mullen Lowe:  Alli Blender, Alison Kaplan, Rebecca Wojcicki
  • PJ/PR:  Kathleen Johnson, Laura Paden
  • Rockwell Morrow:  Marji Morrow
  • CAC:  Zachary Benedict, David Cruz, Jan DeLyser, Angela Fraser, Connie Stukenberg

If you need members of your team added to or deleted from this distribution list, please send a request to your CAC liaison with a copy to Zachary Benedict & David Cruz.

When USDA approves materials, CAC will send notification to the requestor along with copies to the CAC Agencies distribution list above (when applicable).

USDA Approval Requests

When submitting USDA approval requests, agencies should submit their requests to the following people:
  • Consumer Marketing:  Jan and Zac
  • Public Relations:  Jan, copy Zac and Angela
  • Nutrition:  Angela, copy Jan
  • Foodservice:  Dave Cruz, copy Jan
  • Trade Advertising:  Dave Cruz, copy Jan
  • Supermarket RD:  Angela, copy Dave Cruz
  • Recipe Matters:  Angela, copy Marji
  • Grower Website:  April Aymami
  • Industry Communications (grower comm.):  Ken Melban, copy April