Selina Meiners

Selina Meiners
Public Affairs Specialist
Phone Number:
(202) 734-9376
Ms. Selina Meiners is a Public Affairs Specialist for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture. Her primary duties include serving as the social media manager, leading strategic communication planning efforts, and facilitating media relations. “I am so very grateful for the opportunity to come to work each day and tell the NIFA story,” she said. “It is one of absolute critical importance, as what we do truly has an impact on our daily lives and future.” 

Prior to joining the NIFA team, Selina served as a public affairs officer in the U.S. Army. She has more than ten years of active duty military service, which includes two deployments to Baghdad, Iraq. Selina was a Public Affairs Leadership Department instructor at the Defense Information School, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) premier training institution for military, DoD civilians, international military, and interagency students in the field of public affairs and visual information. She also served as a brigade public affairs officer with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas.

Selina earned a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-Television: Broadcast Journalism from the University of Central Florida, and a Master of Science in Administration and Education Specialist degree in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of West Florida.