Biodiesel Board Hires Director of Communications

Cindy Zimmerman

The National Biodiesel Board has appointed Liz McCune as director of communications.

In this role, McCune will work to craft and share messages on the industry’s plans to move from 3 to 6 billion gallons by 2030, as well as promote the National Biodiesel Board and the members it serves. She is responsible for the development of communication strategies for the team and plans to support the industry through content enhancing the Better, Cleaner, Now message.

McCune comes to NBB from the University of Missouri, where she served as associate director of media relations. McCune has more than a decade of experience working in public relations within the University of Missouri System, serving as a senior information specialist at MU Health Care; chief speechwriter to the president at the UM System; and manager of strategic communications at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Before working for the university, McCune was a reporter and editor at newspapers across the country, including the Florida Times-Union and the Columbia Daily Tribune. During her journalism career, she served a nine-month appointment as a Knight Foundation Editing Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism.

McCune replaces Kaleb Little, who was named chief executive officer of the Kansas Soybean Association and administrator of the Kansas Soybean Commission in December.

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