CVA Marketing Team Receives Awards at Cooperative Communicators Association Institute

Jun 12, 2024


The Central Valley Ag (CVA) Marketing team competed in the 2024 Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) contest this June. Contest categories included publications, photography, programs and projects, and writing.

Awards were given out at the 2024 CCA Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, hosted June 2-4. Facing strong competition from over 400 entries across the contest categories, CVA received several awards. Awards included:

  • First Place – Campaigns and Programs, Short-Term
    • “There’s Room at the Table”, CVA Marketing Team
  • Second Place – Personality Featurette, Less than 750 Words
    • “CVA Apprentice Finds Career Success”, Bella Baptista
  • Third Place – Miscellaneous Print
    • “Intern Playbook”, Mallory Shoemaker
  • Third Place – Brochures, Pamphlets, and One-Time Publications
    • “Explore Careers in Agriculture Brochure”, Mallory Shoemaker


This success is a testament to the creativity, dedication, and hard work the members of the CVA Marketing team put into their jobs every day. The team plays a vital role in supporting CVA and its divisions with all things communication, design, and promotion. Each member is proud to serve the cooperative and its members, consistently striving for excellence.

Congratulations to the team on their well-deserved recognition!

Team Members include:

  • Owen Baker, SVP of Marketing
  • Mallory Shoemaker, Director of Marketing
  • Kristin Petersen, Graphic Design Manager
  • Hillary Tuttle, Production Manager
  • Tessa Jirak, Social Media Coordinator
  • Bella Baptista, Content Coordinator


CVA Marketing Team