WASHINGTON — Marri Carrow has been promoted to director of communications at the U.S. Grains Council. Ms. Carrow has been communications manager at U.S. Grain since 2008. Earlier, she was communications assistant at Minnesota Corn Growers.

“This promotion reaffirms the council’s dedication to our strategic communication initiatives,” said Tom Sleight, vice-president of operations and membership. “We want to enhance the council’s profile with communications.

“Marri has been intricately involved in our international and domestic communications initiatives. Now we want to challenge her to bring our efforts to a new level and integrate them with the efforts of other stakeholders.”