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Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom


Briana Jacobus
Assistant Director
Phone: 785-320-4350

Briana Jacobus has been with KFAC since 2018 where she has helped to grow KFAC's donor and teacher networks. Armed with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Communications, she possesses a solid foundation in the field, coupled with minors in Leadership Studies and Economics. Briana has demonstrated a remarkable aptitude for board and donor relations, content creation, communication, organization, and community engagement throughout her career. Her meticulous attention to detail and strong communication skills allow her to craft compelling messages that resonate with diverse audiences. Her passion for empowering and educating others about the importance of agriculture and its impact on society drives her ongoing efforts to bridge the gap between farmers and consumers. In her free time, Briana enjoys spending time with friends and family, long walks with her dog, reading a good book, and spending time outside.

Nancy Zenger-Beneda
Executive Director
Phone: 785-320-4351

Nancy joins KFAC after nearly 16 years at Cloud County Community College (CCCC), where she was most recently the Vice President for Academic Affairs. She is currently a a peer reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission, an accreditor for post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region of the United States, and teaches online graduate leadership studies for Fort Hay State University where she earned her Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. Not only does her professional background in academia closely coincide with KFAC's mission, she has personal industry experience. She lives on a ranch near Belleville, Kansas and has been actively involved in agriculture throughout her life.