CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS, US — The Association of American Feed Control Officials has named Melissa Kunze as executive assistant and event planner.

Kunze earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing from the University of Arizona. She then spent 10 years in the automotive industry as an executive assistant and corporate event planner.

AAFCO said Kunze’s vast experience in many areas will be helpful to not only the board of directors, but also to its members and stake holders.

AAFCO is a voluntary membership association of local, state, and federal agencies. Its members are charged by their local, state, or federal laws to regulate the sale and distribution of animal feeds and animal drug remedies. AAFCO is a non-profit corporation featuring a process for defining ingredients used in animal feed and pet food; a forum where state agencies, federal agencies, and industry develop uniform language that states may adopt or reference in laws; and two meetings per year that include specialized trainings for members and industry.