Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs
Sarah Goldberg is a food enthusiast, policy analyst and communications specialist. She loves food. She enjoys talking about how it tastes, how it grows and how science can advance agriculture.
Sarah currently serves as FFAR’s Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs. In this capacity she plans and executes how FFAR communicates about its work to the public and legislative constituencies.
Prior to joining FFAR, Sarah worked as a Program Analyst for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamps Program, at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. As a Program Analyst, she addressed policy questions and managed projects that eased the administration burden for states and simplified the application process for clients.
Sarah also spent six years bolstering domestic food and agricultural policy, tropical deforestation policy and international climate policy as a Press Secretary at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She leveraged her relationships with the media to increase mainstream scientific reporting, further specific policies and promote scientific experts. Sarah attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in 2011, 2013 and 2014, where she supported experts working on numerous policy topics.
Sarah earned an M.P.P. from the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration at The George Washington University and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College.