WASHINGTON — Lyndsey Valentine has been named manager of communications and administration at the North American Millers’ Association.

Ms. Valentine has been with NAMA since September 2011, serving as an administrative assistant. She joined the association after graduating from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio.

“Lyndsey has been a highly valued member of the NAMA staff for the last two years and we believe that her background and education in communications can greatly benefit the organization going forward,” said James A. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of NAMA. “She will continue to provide important contributions in the administration of the association in addition to her new duties in communications.”