Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

KFAC Staff

Dianne Paukstelis
Executive Director
Phone: 785-320-4351
Email: dianne@ksagclassroom.org
Dianne holds a BA in Communications from The University of Kansas with certifications in fundraising and management. She has developed nationally award-winning programs for both higher education and grade school students and is excited to begin her work with KFAC. Dianne lives in Manhattan, Kansas with her husband and two sons. She is also very active in local theatre and film, having recently appeared in theatre productions in Topeka and Wamego and filmed numerous commercials and independent films in Kansas City.

Briana Jacobus
Communications and Marketing Director
Phone: 785-320-4350
Email: briana@ksagclassroom.org
Briana is a 2015 graduate of Kansas State University where she majored in Agricultural Communications and Journalism with minors in Leadership Studies and Agricultural Economics. Briana focuses her efforts on the communications and marketing avenues for KFAC, as well as assists with educational trainings and office management. Briana lives in Manhattan with her mini Aussie, Rhett. She is very active in the 4-H Shooting Sports program and an advisor for Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority.

Bryanna Cook
Communications and Database Intern
Email: intern@ksagclassroom.org
Bryanna is currently a senior majoring in Agricultural Communications and Journalism at Kansas State University. She is originally from Marysville, Kansas. Bryanna likes to spend her time visiting her family and kayaking. She will be working with our database as well as assisting in developing communications and marketing materials. She is set to graduate in May 2019.

Cara Wolverton
Education Intern
Email: intern@ksagclassroom.org
Cara Wolverton, the Education intern, started working at KFAC in January 2019. Wolverton is from Seward, Nebraska where her family raises purebred red angus cattle. She will be working on lesson plan creation and revision. Wolverton is a junior majoring in Agricultural Education with a minor in Horticulture. She is set to graduate in May 2020. After graduation, she wants to teach high school agriculture and advise the FFA chapter.