Jenelle Jagmin is director of the Michigan Craft Beverage Council, a program within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). She works to advance a well-connected craft beverage industry at the intersect of agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, and community and economic development. Prior to this role, Jenelle served as an economic development specialist at MDARD and the marketing specialist for the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council. Jenelle received her BA in cultural anthropology from Michigan State University and lives in Lansing. She is a graduate of the Great Lakes Leadership Academy’s Emerging Leader Program and is a Certified Culinary Destination Marketer. Jenelle is inspired by seasonal food and beverage, music for creative writing, and time in the woods with her family.